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Bennie Ferrell Jr.

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Bennie Ferrell Jr. Obituary
Bennie Ferrell, Jr. was born on January 20, 1949, the first of six children, in Houston, Texas. He passed into Glory on August 6, 2014. He was a faithful member of Holman Street Baptist Church. He learned of Christ at an early age as a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He gave his life to Christ at The Church Without Walls and later became a member of Holman Street Baptist Church (all in Houston). He was an active member of AARP, Houston.
He graduated from Jack Yates Senior High School in 1967 and attended Texas Southern University School of Pharmacy in Houston. Mr. Ferrell worked for Hughes Tools for many years and later for Bennie Ferrell Catering. His wife, Senora, preceded him in death.
His Father and Mother, Bennie Ferrell, Sr. and Norma Parhms Ferrell as well as his younger brother, Wesley Wayne Ferrell, preceded him in death. He is survived by four sisters to cherish his memory:Peggy Renee Sharp (Cleophus), Cynthia Felicia Sample (Reinhard), Marla Kay Boyd (Brian), Doretha Denise Lea (Dallas) and 10 nephews and nieces, as well as aunts, one uncle, and a host of cousins and friends.
Services for Bennie Ferrell, Jr. will be at Holman Street Baptist Church 3501 Holman Street 77004, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Viewing and Wake Hour: 9 am-10am. Funeral Service: 10am.
Shepherd/Teacher Manson B. Johnson, officiating.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Aug. 15, 2014
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