By: JULIA ROBERTS GOAD
April 29, 2013
Wallace Junior Ferrell, 80, of Red Jacket, departed this life on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Williamson Memorial Hospital of Williamson.
Junior was born on May 27, 1932, in Mingo County, a son of the late George and Orva Tiller Ferrell.
In addition to his parents, Junior is preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley Johnson Lee Ferrell; daughter Ginger Ferrell Hensley; and brother Frankie Ferrell.
Junior was not only a loving father, grandfather, brother, friend, and neighbor, but was also a veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army. He also worked as a truck driver for Akers Supply Co. for 32 years.
He leaves to honor his loving memory and mourn his passing, sons George (Kim) Ferrell; Gary (Lisa) Ferrell; Robert (Sheila) Lee; and Donald Lee; daughters Susan Courtney; and Greta (Paul Justice) Ferrell; brother Cletis “Doc” (Ida) Ferrell; and sisters Ruby Tule and Polly Ward; grandchildren Erika Courtney; Matthew Ferrell; Anna Ferrell; Brandon Hensley; Merisa Ferrell; Madyson Ferrell; Kassie Lee; Justin Lee; Kandace Parker; and Kaitlynn Ayers
Honoring services will be conducted Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Chambers Funeral Services Chapel with the Revs. Jimmy Copley and Jimmy Fields officiating. Burial will follow at the Ferrell Cemetery at Pigeon Creek. Military honors will be performed graveside by DAV Belfry Chapter# 141 of Belfry, KY. Paul Justice; Justin Lee; Jimmy Cisco; Raymond Meek; and Jonathan Justice will be serving as pallbearers. The family will begin receiving friends on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the funeral home chapel from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Chambers Funeral Services, Inc., of Matewan,.