Linda Diane Smith Ferrell

Linda Diane Smith Ferrell, 74, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord on February 20, 2021, at her home.

She was born October 31, 1946, in Hamburg to the late John Masel Smith and Sybil Faye McAbee Smith.

She was a retired manager of the Monticello Employment Security Division, a member of Pauline Missionary Baptist Church and a Drew Memorial Hospital Pink Lady.

Diane loved to go camping, grow flowers, teach her Sunday School class but her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her grandson, Dustin Ray “Rooster” Ferguson.

Survivors include her husband, Tommy Ferrell of Monticello; her four children, Shannon Fletcher (Rhonda) of Rison, Tina Ferguson (Ray) of Monticello, Angie Fedders (Tony) of Farmington, Missouri and Wayne Ferrell of Monticello; a brother, David Smith of Monticello; a sister, Denise Frost of Monticello; three grandchildren, Holly Carter, Rebecca Gober and Kaleb Davis; and four great grandchildren, Jacob Carter, Cole Carter, Kingston Gober and Malachi Gober.

A funeral service following Covid-19 guidelines will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 27, at Pauline Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Oakland Cemetery.

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