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Ila Rhea "Bennie", Ferrell

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“Sorry to hear of your loss. May the God of comfort sustain you during this time. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michelle Clemmons - FL - Neighbor

“I am sorry for your loss please take comfort in knowing that God cares personally for your loss. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Crodt - Covington, GA

“Jesus called, Aunt Bennie answered ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Edwards - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

“I'm praying for the family! I hate to see such a beautiful soul leave this place. But I'm also happy to know she walked by faith and finally made it...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Joshua Beard - Ashdown, AR

“My Aunt Bennie. My grandmother's younger sister. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Suzanne Goodwin - Fairfield, CA

“Love and prayers. My Aunt Bennie, my grandmother's (Augustine Jean) younger sister. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Suzanne Goodwin - Fairfield, CA

“With Deepest Sympathy,Beth you all are in my prayers. May God's loving arms embrace you as your journey into your tomorrows. R.I.P. Mrs. Ferrell ......Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Rhonda Rhonda (Sehon) - ashdown, AR

“She was an awesome woman. I never saw anything but kindness in her. She will always be loved by everyone that spent time in her company. I am so...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Katherine Spears - Amity, AR

“I will miss Ms Bennie so much but glad she is with the Lord. Know she was ready. Praying for family. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy Smith - Ashdown, AR

“Bennie made a difference in so many young lives.. she was the most caring person I ever knew. I know all that love she had was God given and that...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Vi Winters - Ashdown, AR - Friend

“She will be remembered by me as a funny and very loving woman ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Greg Marshall - Cave Springs, AR

“I loved you with all my heart ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra Cook - Ashdown, AR

“Praying for y'all. God Bless! ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie Jewell Grimes - Taylor, AR

“You will be missed very much by friends and family alike I leave this with your family Psalms 90:10 . ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Manell Mitchell - Augusta, GA

Ila Rhea "Bennie" Ferrell, 90, of Ashdown, AR.

Mrs. Ferrell was born April 7, 1926 in Foreman, AR to C. B. and Barbara Spears. She was a member of the First Assembly of God in Ashdown, AR. She volunteered at the Ashdown Schools for over 37 years and had a passion for teaching children to read. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alvin Ferrell; two brothers; and four sisters.

She is survived by one daughter and son -in-law, Beth and Earnest Provence of Ashdown, AR; two brothers, Doc Spears of Amarillo, TX, Jack Spears of Vivian, LA; two grandchildren, Kelly and his wife Emily of Ashdown, AR, Christie Wright of Ashdown, AR; two great grandchildren; Landon and Kyla Wright of Ashdown,

Visitation will be Tuesday October 11, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, AR.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday October 12, 2016 at 10:00 am at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, AR with Rev. Millard Huett. Burial will follow at Ashdown Cemetery in Ashdown, AR. Arrangements are under the direction of Madden Funeral Home.

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