Evelyn Ferrell, 96

Evelyn G. Ferrell, age 96, of Huntington, died at 5:29 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at The Hearth at Sycamore Village in Fort Wayne.

Visitation will be from 3 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Pastor Kellie Herber officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in South Whitley Cemetery in Whitley County.

Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse and Hospice or Huntington County Council on Aging (building fund), in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana, 46750.

Evelyn was born on July 28, 1922, in Huntington, the daughter of Wilbur G. and Fern (Divibliss) Kinsey. She married Earl L. Ferrell on June 28, 1938, in Van Wert, Ohio; he preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1996, after 58 years of marriage. For 20 years, the couple lived in Luther, where they owned and operated Luther Grocery Store. Evelyn later worked in the offices at Schacht Rubber Co. and Mann’s Inc. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntington and the Neta Chi Eta Bunco Club. She enjoyed crochet and ceramics and she loved to display decorative holiday lights at her home for others to enjoy throughout the year. She dearly loved her grandkids, especially watching them play sports.

Survivors include a daughter, Earlyne (Michael) Kline of Fort Wayne, grandchildren Jayne Tomlinson, Joan Johnson, Michael Kline, Amy Nicodemus, and Anne Hill, and seven great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Ginger Tackitt, a son-in-law, Ben Tackitt, a brother, Wilbur G. Kinsey, and a great-granddaughter, Ashley Tomlinson.

Please sign the online guestbook at Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Evelyn G. Ferrell.

Posted on 2018 Sep 05