Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 20, 2012 11:58 am EST


BELLVILLE — Raymond Lewis McFerren, 78, of Bellville, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at home.

He was born Dec. 11, 1933, in rural Richland County, the son of Raymond S. and Sabra (Smith) McFerren. He married Doris Marie Isley, Jan. 16, 1954.

He is survived by his wife, Doris McFerren; five children and their spouses, Marie (Steve) Allen, Richard (Carol) McFerren, James (Sherry) McFerren, Kevin (Anita) McFerren, and Lori (Fritz Theiss) Waite; 10 grandchildren;11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Norma Jean (Dean) Cashell, Claribel Hoffer and Eileen (Lawrence) Thompson.

Friends may call Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.

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