Lora Jean Ferrell, daughter of the late Milton Lee Dinkins and Laura May (Ford) Dinkins, was born August 1, 1914 in Ellington, Missouri and departed this life on March 6, 2011 at the age of 96 years, 7 months and 5 days. Lora married Ronald Earl Hatch who preceded her in death. Later she married Fowler Ferrell who preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son, Ronald Earl Hatch, Jr. of Malden, Mo.; three daughters, Beryl Cook of Flushing, Mich., Bonna Hampton of O'Fallon, Mo., Linda Masterson of Rector, Ark., eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Lora was preceded in death by a brother, Lyman Dinkins.
Lora was of Kennett, Mo., and passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011 at National Health Care in Kennett.
Visitation was 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Services will be 2:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett, Reverend Don Emery officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett, Missouri. Pallbearers will be Dewayne Cook, Dennis Cook, Donald Cook, Rick Hampton, Mitch Hampton, Waylon Hatch and Austin Hatch.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.