Margaret J. Ferrell
Services for Mrs. Ferrell, 93 of Lebanon, will be Thursday, Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Martin Frost officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation is Thursday from 11 a.m. until services.
She died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016.
Born Oct. 1, 1922, she was the daughter of the late James C. and Maggie Johnson of Lebanon. She grew up in the Taylorsville community of Wilson County. Mrs. Ferrell graduated from Lebanon High School and Draughn's Business College, Nashville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, John K. Ferrell, and an infant son, John.
She is survived by her children and their spouses: James K. (Cheryl) Ferrell of Wheaton, Ill. and Miriam K. Ferrell (Roger Faculak) of Cave Creek, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Kimberly S. Ferrell of Chicago and Jonathan W. Ferrell of Hanover Park, Ill.; beloved cousin, Dot Dodson of Lebanon; special friends and caregivers, Tony Dematteo, Georgie Vantrease and Brittney Waldron, all of Lebanon. Mrs. Ferrell enjoyed reading and her Sunday School class at First Baptist Church, but her home and family were of greatest importance to her.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Empower Me Day Camp, P.O. Box 672, Lebanon, TN 37088 (www.empowermedaycamp.com) or to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements are in the care of Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.