2018-05-17 / Obituaries

Willie Rogers Ferrell

Funeral services for Rev. Willie Rogers Ferrell, 91, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Faith Christian Center Church. Interment followed in the Pompey’s Chapel Baptist Church cemetery. He died Friday, May 4, 2018, at his residence.

Rev. Ferrell was ordained at the age of 12. He served as pastor at Cades Chapel, Jones Grove, Old Spring Hill, Dove Creek, Price’s Grove, Booker’s Chapel, Pompey’s Chapel, Brinkley Chapel, and Sardis Baptist. He also served as president of both the Deacon Layman Union and Sunday School Union for over 40 years.

Survivors include loving and devoted wife of 40 years, Alma Ferrell; one daughter, Delores (Christopher) Brown of Loganville, Georgia; two sons, Willie R. (Marguarita) Ferrell Jr. of Dunwoody, Georgia, and Garnett L. (Shelly) Ferrell of Tignall; three brothers, Fletcher (Lillie) Ferrell of Washington, Charles (Margaret) Ferrell of Columbus, Ohio, and Freddie (Martha) Ferrell of Peachtree City, Georgia; one sister, Claudia James of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Davenport-McLendon Mortuary Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

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