James Dewitt "J.D" Ferrell, son of the late Dee Ferrell and Clara May Neighbors Ferrell, was born Sept. 11, 1919 in Kennett, and departed this life Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at the age of 91 years, 10 months and 30 days.
J.D. married Alberta Heath on Nov. 30, 1946 in Kennett.
He was a farmer and served in the United States Army during WWII.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta Ferrell, of Kennett; one son, James David Ferrell; two daughters, Wanda Nixon and Deborah Ferrell; six grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; one great- great-grandchild; one brother, Bob Ferrell, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will be follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.