Funeral services for Mr. Franklin Eugene Ferrell, age 95, of Hillsboro, TN,
will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Manchester
Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tom Harrison officiating. Burial will follow
in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the Ferrell family will be
from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Thursday evening at the funeral home. Mr.
Ferrell passed away Monday, October 26 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Ferrell was born in Coffee County, TN, the son of the late Bertha
Strawn. Franklin served his country in the United States Army and was a
retired carpenter for General Motors in Muncie, IN. He was a member of
Hillsboro Church of Christ, and loved carpentry work, gardening, wrestling,
watching old western movies and reading western books.
Franklin is survived by his wife of 17 years, Dorothy M. Hargis Ferrell of
Hillsboro; seven children, Gary (Alma Jean) Ferrell of Hillsboro, Larry
(Sherrill) Ferrell of Batavia, OH, Samuel Houston (Mary) Tenpenny of Muncie,
IN, Autry (Christina) Ferrell of Hillsboro, Raymond (Suetta) French of
Springfield, OH, William (Toni) French of North Bend, WA, and Shane French
of Shelburn, IN; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great,
great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
In addition to his mother, Franklin was also preceded in death by his first
wife, Dorothy E. Markum Ferrell; step son, Dale French, step daughter, Ruth
Ann Whitson; one sister, Estelle Bryant; and one grandson, Darren Ferrell.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FERRELL FAMILY