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Jerlene Alexander Ferris

May 10, 1931 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 88)


Jerlene Alexander Ferris, age 88, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019. She was born on May 10, 1931 in Sandersville, GA, to the late Joseph and Viola Alexander. Mrs. Ferris worked as a policy auditor for Hanover Insurance Company and was a faithful member of Bethany Christian Church. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Ferris, her parents and her brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her children; Mary Elizabeth Knicely Akin of Powder Springs, GA, Jerry Ann Knicely Harris of Thomson, GA, Donald Walter Knicely Jr. (Vickie) of Fairmount, GA, sister, Alene Davis of Dallas, GA, grandchildren; Rochell Akin, Renee (Steve) Alexander, Robyn Akin, Bryan (Tina) Harris, Joshua (Elena) Knicely, Rebekah (Matthew) Cain, David (Kayla) Knicely, 21 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Ferris will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from the Clark Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM with Rev. Tommy Paine officiating. Interment will follow the service at Powder Springs City Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Bryan Harris, Chris Cochran, Steve Alexander, David Knicely, Michael Davis, and Larry Davis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully asks that memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association.

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Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements.

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July 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clark Funeral Home
4373 Atlanta HWY
Hiram, GA 30141

Funeral Service
July 24, 2019

11:00 AM
Clark Funeral Home Chapel
4373 Atlanta Highway
Hiram, GA 30141

Interment following funeral service
July 24, 2019

Powder Springs City Cemetery
Old Austell Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127


American Heart Association
PO Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284

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