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Lewis Albailey Ferrell / January 11, 2018

Lewis Albailey Ferrell, 69, of South Boston died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on June 4, 1948, a son of the late Julia Elizabeth Moore Ferrell and Albailey Ferrell. He was raised by his grandparents, the late Alex and Malinda Moore and was a member of New Arbor Baptist Church.

Mr. Ferrell is survived by three children, Lawrence, Lewis Jr. and Ericia; his grandsons, Justin, Darien and Dayvon; three step-children, Tony, Shawnee and Monique; 11 siblings, Delois, Ronnie, Annielois, Glorya, Deloris, Larry, Abigail, Bruce, Huberlean, Jacy and Hazel; six aunts and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews and a devoted friend, Elsie White.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at New Arbor Baptist Church with Rev. Nelson Stamps officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the home of Delois Ferrell, 1005 Glenn Hill Farm Road, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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