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Glen Otis Ferrell, 80, of Benton, formerly of Batesville, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2014, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Dec. 10, 1933, to Colbert and Elocia Ferrell in Cardwell, Mo. Glen retired from Munsey Products in Little Rock and was a member of Avilla Missionary Baptist Church.
He will be best remembered for his unfailing love to his Â family and for always serving their needs. He enjoyed reading, watching westerns, St. Louis Cardinal baseball, and an occasional trip to the casino.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Sharlene; one sister, Willota Pruitt; and five brothers, Jessie Ferrell; Cub Ferrell; Edward Ferrell; Ray Ferrell, and Troy Ferrell.
He is survived by: one son, Jerry Ferrell and wife Mary of Guthrie, Ky.;Â Â four daughters, Sherry White and husband Mike of Benton, Tracy Holt and husband Steve of Benton, Tammy Carter of Benton and Glenna Ferrell and husband Don of Vista, Ca.; two stepdaughters, Penny Forrester and husband Skeet of Westville, Okla., and Pam Otto of Madison, Miss.; one stepson, Kevin Casalman of Wynne.;Â one sister, Christine Barton of Bonne Terre, Mo.; one brother, Earl Ferrell of Paragould; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton. Burial will follow at Pinecest Memorial Park.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.comÂ
Family comments: A special thank you to Arkansas Hospice and especially Becky Messenger, RN, for being a member of our family during our time of need.