She was born July 26, 1942, in Brazil, as the daughter of Arthur George and Helen Irene Howard Ferry. Following graduation from high school, she continued her education at Indiana State University where she earned her bachelor's degree.
She had been employed as the network administrator at the Indiana University School of Optometry until her retirement. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Staunton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Arthur "Butch" George Ferry II.
She is survived by three children Eddra Kay Summers ((Hubert), Dallas Felty and Deborah McCarter (Billy), brother Rev. David Ferry, Bedford, Ind., grandchildren Erin Straw (Cody), Tara Summers, Alan McCarter (Stephanie), Justin McCarter and Julie McCarter, great grandchildren Addison Lou McCarter and Brooklynn McCarter and other extended family.
Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, at the First Christian Church of Staunton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Staunton Building Fund, 108 W. Columbus St., Staunton, Ind., 47881.
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