Ferrell Frank Kearney, Th.D, 81, of Harrison, died on Monday, August 22.
Missionary-pastor Ferrell and his wife Barbara served with B.I.M.I. for 50 years in Iceland, England and Wales.
Ferrell was born in Silsbee, Tx., on March 28, 1935, but grew up in Wisconsin, graduating from Lodi High School in 1953. He graduated from Tennessee Temple College in 1961 and Tennessee Temple Seminary in 1966. He was a serving member at Lakewood Baptist Church in Harrison, TN in capacity of Sunday School teacher, deacon and missions staff.
At the time of his death, he was on a three-month mission trip as interim pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Craig, Alaska.
He was predeceased by his son, Dennis; sisters, Frances Henderson & Beverly Christofferson Zimmerman and brothers, Kenny & Richard Wallace.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara Sedbrook Kearney; son, Lee of Juneau, Alaska; daughter-in-law, Lori; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Teague and brothers, Robert & Philip Kearney.
Visitation will be held at Lakewood Baptist Church onThursday, Sept 1, from 4-7 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Pastor Ronnie Gilbert and Dr. James Ray will conduct the funeral at 1 p.m. in the church.
Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery on Friday, Sept. 2. at 2:30 p.m.
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory; Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.