Roy Andrew Ferrell, Sr.

Roy Andrew Ferrell, Sr., 79, of Tifton, Georgia passed away Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia in Tifton, Georgia. His funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals in Tifton, Georgia with the Rev. Josh Campbell and the Rev. Billy Wilkes officiating. Mr. Ferrell was laid to rest at Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery in Tifton, Georgia.
Tyler Ferrell, Glenn Hickman, Dewayne Cleveland, Corey Ferrell, Andy Ferrell, Troy Callahan and Matthew Fralick served as pallbearers.
Born November 7, 1940 in Seico, Kentucky, Mr. Ferrell was the son of the late Stephen Harry Ferrell and Joan Cundiff Ferrell. He was also preceded in death by one son, Roy Ken Ferrell; two brothers, James Ferrell and Wilson Fowler; and one sister, Rita Stone. He was the owner and Drywall Superintendent of Ferrell Drywall and had worked for 50 years in drywall, hanging and finishing. He served six years in the United States Army. He enjoyed drag racing and old cars and was president of the South Georgia Mopar Club for several years. He also enjoyed attending auctions and he loved his family and his church.
Mr. Ferrell is survived by his wife, Gearldean Ferrell of Tifton, Georgia; his children and their spouses, Larry David Kensinger of Marshfield, Missouri, Andrea Kay and Gary Rogers of Mount Vernon, Missouri, Ricky and Laura Peters of Brunswick, Georgia, Ken Peters, Bernice Rogers, Roy Andrew Jr. and Stephanie Ferrell, and William Harry and Tina Ferrell, all of Tifton, Georgia, and Monique and Rick Jackson of Ashburn, Georgia; his siblings, Bobby Ferrell and Mattie Sarro, both of Brunswick, Georgia and Samantha Minton of Okeechobee, Florida; 22 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Lewey Body Dementia Association at
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at  Services for the Ferrell family were under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals in Tifton, Georgia.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


Please Login for Premium Content