William Ward ‘Bill’ Ferebee

Published 2:41 pm Monday, January 9, 2017

Mr. William “Bill” Ward Ferebee, 96, of Mocksville, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

He was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Davie County to the late William Flavius and Zella Ward Ferebee. Mr. Ferebee was a member of Center United Methodist Church and served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years,  Ophelia Barneycastle Ferebee; infant daughter, Carol Jean;  siblings, Polly, John, Tom, Virginia, Amanda, Lou and Carolyn.   

Survivors: his daughters, Judy Whitaker, Betty Smith, Anne Zimmerman and Billie Williams; grandchildren, Scott and David Whitaker, Elise W.  Brown, Christina Smith, Brett Zimmerman, Austine Z. White, Matthew and Kiel Williams; 12 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Katherine Loudermilk, Maxine Pruett and Joe Ferebee.

A private family service is planned.

Memorials: Center UMC Cemetery Fund, c/o Linda Owings, 728 Wilkesboro St., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.