Anna F. Ferris, age 87, of Huntington, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 3:13 pm at her home surrounded by her loving family. Anna graduated from Cannelton High School in 1951 and completed an adult course in medical technology and computer science. She worked as a secretary for various companies, including Wabash Magnetics, as executive secretary to the administrator of Huntington Hospital, and then retiring from Fisher Engineering in 1994. She attended Gethsemane Ministries, Huntington, She enjoyed crocheting, reading and working jigsaw and word search puzzles. She loved her family, friends, neighbors, and church.
Anna was born November 24, 1932, in Tell City, IN, a daughter of John Thomas and Daisy (Snowden) Hicks. On July 17, 1964 she married her beloved husband of 41 years Bernard A. “Jerry” Ferris in Huntington. He passed away July 9, 2006. She is survived by a daughter Patricia (Robert) Sturm of Uniondale, a granddaughter Angela Sturm of Ossian, a daughter-of-the-heart Lois Williams of Huntington, and niece Joanna Paris of Cannelton, IN and her cat Kitty. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a daughter Pamela Guest and 2 brothers Charles Young and John Young.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 30, from 2-4 pm preceding the 4:00 pm funeral service at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel. Pastor Brunk Conley will officiate. Private burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Tell City, IN.
Preferred memorials are to Jamie’s Legacy, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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