MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. Thomas Reese Ferrell, 89, of Westwod Drive in Martinez, Ga., died Thursday evening at his residence after an extended illness. Born March 19, 1913 in Canada, Ken., he was the son of the late James Hamilton Ferrell and Emma Jean Mabe Ferrell. Mr. Ferrell was a carpenter in the building industry, was a member of the Carpenters Union #1509, and was a member of the new Life Church of God. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Wilson Ferrell of the home; four sons, Thomas Wayne Ferrell and David Haynes Ferrell, both of Martinez, Ga., Larry Edward Ferrell of Greensboro, N.C., and Roy Daniel Ferrell of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Dora Blackburn of Charleston, S.C., and Alma Tuten of Estill, S.C. There are eight grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Staffords Cemetery near Furman, S.C., conducted by Rev. Jackie Ray Robinson and Rev. Michael Coward, and directed by Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home of Hampton, S.C. Friends may call at the chapel on Saturday evening from 7 until 9 p.m.
The Augusta Chronicle April 13, 2002