Oct. 13, 1921-Oct. 4, 2006

Friday, October 6, 2006

Gladys Ferrell, 84, Quincy, died Wednesday at her residence.

Born in Dubois County, she was the daughter of John and Goldie (Comstock) Voelkel.

She married Elmer Glenn Ferrell. He preceeded her in death on April 19, 1999.

A homemaker, she was a 50-year member of the O.E.S. No. 369, Cloverdale.

Survivors include sisters Faye Rhienhart, Bowling Green, Wilma Hall and husband Channing, Dubois, and Ella Teen Himsel, Dubois; brother Wesley Voelkel and wife Doris, Dubois; and caregiver Wilena Hankins and husband Gary, Plainfield.

She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, Clarence Voelkel, Stanley Voelkel and John Ray Voelkel.

Graveside services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Cloverdale Cemetery, with the Rev. Louis Crouch officiating.

Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, is handling arrangements.