Rev. Ivy Carole Brasher Ferree, 69, died January 11, 2019. Carole was born on March 23, 1949 and grew up in Milan, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ron Ferree, her parents, W. D. and Mable Brasher, a brother, Charles, and other friends and relatives.
She married her high school sweetheart, Ron Ferree in 1966. They had one child, Felicia Carole Ferree Miller.
Carole received her Master’s degree in Social Work and worked as Licensed Clinical Social Worker for years at Adanta Clinical Services. She retired in 2009 from Adanta. Since 2014, she has been the Executive Director of Phoenix Way working with adult individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Carole was also an ordained minister in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In the 90s, she served as Pastor in Beaver Dam and the Perryville church. Over the years, she had done pulpit supply and felt this was where her greatest service to the Lord would be.
SURVIVORS: 1 brother: Mickey Brasher of Milan, Tennessee; 1 daughter: Felicia Ferree Miller; 4 grandkids: Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Tim Gilliam, Marissa Gilliam and Talia Crabtree & husband Shawn; 7 great-grandkids: Sailor Meyer, Kayden Crabtree, Elaina Gilliam, Atlee Meyer, Keaton Crabtree and Baylor and Benjamin Ratchford; her companion: Kenny Clements
VISITATION: 1:00-2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church by Rev. Earl West
BURIAL: Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.