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John

Henry

Ferrell

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November 4, 2019

John Henry Ferrell, 57, of 826 Long Avenue went from his home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Monday, November 4, 2019. He was born August 17, 1962, in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Henry and Ann Shirkey Ferrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandfather who raised him, Raymond Underwood, and a sister, Phyllis Greenfield. He was the former pastor of the Covington Wesleyan Church and loved the Lord with all of his heart. He had coached the Callaghan girls basketball and football teams and had served as an assistant coach for the Covington High School girls basketball team. Surviving are his Wife of 36 years, Susan Ailstock Ferrell, of Covington; three Daughters and Sons-in-law, Jessica and James Carroll of Buena Vista, Brandy and Kirk Marcus and Jaimie and Ricky Craft, all of Covington; six grandsons three of whom he called his sons,Dakota Byer and Desiree Mason, Jordan Marcus and Cheyenne Sweeney, Johnathan Fortescue, Noah Carroll, Hunter Craft and Levi Craft; three granddaughters, Heaven Lee Fortescue and Monroe Lee, Madison Carroll and Montana Marcus; a piece of his heart, his great grandson, Kingston Lee Henry Byer; his Brother and Sister-in-law, Mike and Velda Ferrell, of Covington and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 5:00 PM in the Good News Christian Fellowship Church with Pastor Steve Noel officiating assisted by Jody Kitts. The family will receive their friends for one hour before service time at the church. Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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