Rev. James E. Ferrell, age 70, of Griffin, GA, passed away on February 26, 2013.
He was born December 10, 1942 in Foley Florida, the son of Henry and Juanita Ferrell. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Sharon Ferrell. James was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God for over 40 years. He pastored churches in Lake Wales and Gainesville and served as an associate pastor with Carpenter's Home Church in Lakeland, Florida. His passion was providing Christian counseling to his church and community and also teaching Bible at Evangel Christian School.
James is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Denee Ferrell, three grandchildren, Devin, Kiera and Grady Ferrell, and his sister, Nellie Hinton of Marianna, Florida.
His family would like to acknowledge the staff of Brightmoor Assisted Living for providing excellent care and treating him as family.
A graveside service will be held on March 2nd at 2pm at Forest Meadows Memorial Park West in Newberry, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to Brightmoor Assisted Living, 3223 Newnan Road, Griffin, GA 30223.
The Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Rd. is in charge of arrangements.