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Homer L. Ferrell

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, April 1, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Columbia for Homer L. Ferrell, 87 of Columbia, who passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Marion General Hospital. Interment will be at Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Bryant Barnes, Bro. Tom Thurman, and Dr. J. Roy McComb will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Mr. Ferrell was a member of First Baptist Church of Columbia where he was a member of the Hugh Dickens Sunday School Class and Brotherhood. He retired from Enterprise Products as terminal manager after 36 years. He served in the US Army in Korea. He enjoyed collecting and showing antique engines as a member of the Dixieland Old Engine Club. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Sam and Beulah Ferrell; one brother, Benny Ferrell; and one sister, Hazel Alsip.

He is survived by his wife, Ouida Ferrell of Columbia; three daughters, Becky Armstrong (Kevin) of Starkville, Ramona Burns (Tom) of Arlington, TX, and Debbie Morris (Charles) of Ridgeland; four grandchildren, Sarah Morris, Kate Morris, Aubrey Claire Armstrong and Grayson Armstrong; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Stanley Haddox, Jeffery Haddox, Ed Nelson, Bruce Camp, Jerry Brumbaugh and Justin McKenzie.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Davis, Phillip Ezell, Raymond Lee, Robert Winfield, Glen Parker, and the Hugh Dickens Sunday School Class.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Homer L. Ferrell
November 23, 1931 - March 30, 2019




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