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Sedell “Red” Ferrell

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     A funeral service for Sedell “Red” Ferrell, 83, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doyle Hayes and the Rev. David Burns officiating.

Interment will follow at Posey Cemetery with David Stribling Jr., Josh Ferrell, Jacob Ferrell, Quinton Ewalt, Kevin Campbell, Ronny Ferrell, Bradley Wood and Dylan Odom serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn Ferrell, Stanley McQueen, Eddie Cox, Carry Mabe, Don Petty and Glenn Watson.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home.

Sedell “Red” Ferrell died at Sunny Springs Nursing Home on Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2012.

He was born in Hopkins County, on May 21, 1929, the son of Homer Ferrell and Pearl (Keith) Ferrell.

He married Mary Tucker in the Branahm community, on Oct. 2, 1948; she survives.

He was a retired dairyman and a member of Peerless Baptist Church.

Other survivors include two sons, Larry Dean Ferrell and Johney Dell Ferrell and wife, Belinda; one brother, Lee Ray Ferrell; three sisters, JoAnn Prince and Della Ruth Wright, both of Sulphur Springs, and Patsy Jane Patridge of Pine Forest; grandchildren Amanda Griffith, Josh Ferrell, David Stribling Jr., Jacob Ferrell, Glenn Ferrell, Ronny Ferrell and Christin and Kevin Campbell; and great-grandchildren Dylan Odom, Alex Ferrell, Landon and Heston Gilbreath, Mazie Ferrell and Amber Stribling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Katherine “Kat” Hooten; one son, Jerry Ferrell; and a granddaughter, Cassie Ferrell.

Memorials may be made to the Posey Cemetery Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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