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Lucy Ann Grissom Ferrell

Mrs. Lucy Ann Grissom Ferrell, 102, of Apex, NC, formerly of Goldsboro, NC, departed this life on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at The Laurels of Forest Glenn in Garner, NC.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 12:00 noon, White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 2261 Big Daddys Rd., Pikeville, NC. Mrs. Ferrell will lie in state, prior to the start of the service, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Rev. John Daniels, Eulogist. Elder Dorian R. Suggs, Officiating. Interment: Old Mill Cemetery, Goldsboro, NC. A wake will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Juniper Level Missionary Baptist Church, 9104 Sauls Road, Raleigh, NC.

Mrs. Ferrell is survived by four daughters, Mable Caesar, Raleigh, NC, Lois Evans, Willow Springs, NC, Ruby Holloway (Elijah), Raleigh, NC, and Vivian Lamb, New York City, NY; two sons, Artis Lewis (Dorothy), Summerville, SC and Isaac Ferrell (Rachel), Apex, NC; 14 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren, and two third generation grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Ernest Grissom; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Professional and compassionate services entrusted to Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services, 1220 N. William St., Goldsboro, NC, 919.734.4710,