Raymond Ferrell

  • Born: July 5, 1936
  • Died: September 23, 2011
  • Location: Shorts Gap, Virginia

Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor George C. Perry Hwy.
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Tel. (276) 964-2535

Tribute & Message From The Family

Raymond Ferrell, Sr., age 75 of Shortt Gap, Virginia, passed away Friday, September 23, 2011 at his home. Born July 5, 1936 at Keen Mountain, Virginia he was the son of the late Earl and Alice Meadows Ferrell. He was a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA Local 1374. Raymond was also a Pentecostal preacher.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ferrell; two brothers, Jay Ferrell and James Ferrell and one sister, Clemmie Rucker.
He is survived by his children, Raymond Ferrell, Jr. and wife Sharon of Raven, VA, Lula Collins and partner Tom Helton of Shortt Gap, VA, Bobby Ferrell of Fork Ridge, VA, and Susan Smith and husband Charlie of Bristol, VA; sisters, Gladis Arz of Ohio and Pearl Blankenship of Beartown, WV; brothers, Ellick Ferrell and wife Dawnie of Meadowview, VA and Ray Ferrell of Roderfield, WV; grandchildren, Rodney Collins, Scott Collins, Kevin Ward, Nathin Ferrell, Jason Ferrell, Erica Griffitt, Tiffany Smallwood and Keegan Smith; and great-grandchildren, Hannah Collins, Sierra Collins, Makayla Collins, Elaina Griffitt and Jaden Collins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Monday, September 26, 2011 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Virginia with Rev. Jack Ward and Rev. Eddie Hess officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. Sunday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Singleton Funeral Service is serving the family of Raymond Ferrell, Sr.