OLLIE “SONNY” WILLIAM O’FERRELL, age 69, of Normandy, Tenn., departed this life on Friday, November 30, 2012 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville following a brief illness.

Mr. O’Ferrell was employed for many years in machine maintenance at Wisco Envelope Company in Tullahoma, Tenn.  He was called into the ministry in 1980.  He was a member of the First Church of Jesus Christ in Tullahoma.  He loved gardening, metal and wood working but his favorite hobby was making model trains.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Ollie and Alice Tigue O’Ferrell, three sisters and one brother.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lois A. O’Ferrell, children; Eura (James) Avans, Vickie (Junior) Baker all of Normandy,  Robert (Jessica) O”Ferrell of Tullahoma, Victoria O’Ferrell of Normandy, sister, Sheila O’Ferrell of Shelbyville, 5-grandchildren, 8-great-grandchildren, special nieces and nephews, Vernon Melton, Allen Melton, Leslie Rich, Lynn Harris and Tonia Pendergrast.

Services for Mr. O’Ferrell are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Monday, December, 3, 2012 in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with visitation from 12:00 until service time at 2:00 prior to the service, with Bishop Willie Young officiating.

Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery in Tullahoma.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.