Created August 27, 2018
This eternal flame burns forever
in remembrance of Thomas Wayne (Tommy) Ferrell
Thomas Wayne ''Tommy'' Ferrell
August 21, 1943 - September 4, 2021
Thomas Wayne ''Tommy'' Ferrell, age 78 of Monticello, went to be with
his Lord and Savior Saturday, September 4, 2021, at his home in
Monticello. He was born August 21, 1943, in Brownsville, TX to the late
John Clifferd Ferrell and Hazel Willowdene Dorman Ferrell.
He was a retired Safety Coordinator for Potlatch, United States Air Force
Veteran and member of Pauline Missionary Baptist Church where he
enjoyed being a greeter, cooking for special functions and just socializing
with everyone. Tommy loved camping and was a member of Arkansas
Good Sam's. He was on the State Staff helping with the electronics on
the stage and wherever he could lend a hand. He was a member in the
Cossatot Chapter and the Derrick City Chapter.
Tommy loved to fish but his real passion was spending
time with family, especially his grandchildren. In addition to his parents,
he was also preceded in death by his wife, Diane Ferrell; grandson,
Dustin "Rooster" Ferguson; infant son, Thomas Wayne Ferrell, Jr.; and a
brother, John Carl Ferrell.
Survivors include five children, Wayne Ferrell of Monticello, Angie Fetters
(Tony) of Farmington, MO, Shannon Fletcher (Rhonda) of Rison, Tina
Ferguson (Ray) of Monticello and Diane Engelkes of Texarkana; one
brother, Cliff Ferrell (Sandra) of Hot Springs; one sister, Julia Harris
(Randy) of Barry, TX; grandchildren, Holly Carter (Jason), Becca Gober
(Shiloh) and Caleb Davis; and great grandchildren, Jacob Carter, Cole
Carter, Kingston Gober and Malachi Gober.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 6, 2021, at
Pauline Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Oakland Cemetery in
Monticello. Memorials may be made to Pauline Missionary Baptist Church
or the UAM Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship.
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rests.
by The Arkansas Good Sams
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