Official Obituary of

Martha E. Ferrell

September 2, 1935 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Martha Ferrell Obituary

Martha E. Ferrell, 88, of Everett, PA; passed away on Friday, March 8, 2024 at Bedford Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born on September 2, 1935 in Wells Tannery, PA; a daughter of the late Ross Swindell and Anna Hastings married to the late Chester Hoover, Sr.  On October 8, 1964 in Fredrick County, VA she was united in marriage to Donald R. Ferrell who preceded her in death on April 22, 2011.

She is survived by children Dennis Ferrell of Saxton; Donette Baughman married to Kevin of Everett, Darlene Ferrell married to Montie Beegle of Clearville and Darin Ferrell married to Tammy of Everett; grandchildren, Matt Ferrell, Cody Hershberger and fiancé Courtney, Brittany Rosentrater and husband Clint, Levi Ferrell and wife Evie, Dalton Ferrell and wife Crystal, Katie Baughman and fiancé Joey Batzel, Hunter Hershberger and girlfriend Shannon; great grandchildren, Vince, Autumn, Archer, Gavin, Atticus, Mayson, Bradley, Harper, Chloe, Bowen, Brixleigh, Alison, Sprinkles and Bandit; half-brothers, Roger Swindell and John Swindell.

She was preceded in death by a brother Chester Hoover, Jr. and a half-brother Blair Swindell.

Throughout the years she was employed in the motel industry working at Gateway, Wildwood and the Econo Lodge. 

Martha was a graduate of Saxton Liberty Class of 1953.

She enjoyed word search puzzles, being with her family, watching Hallmark, and hearing her favorite bands “Shindiggin”, “The Ramblers” and  “Zac Grace.” Martha also enjoyed going to Mandy Jo’s and was a member of the Everett VFW, Post #2088. She was very loved and will be missed by many.

Friends and Family will be received on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service the Memorial Service at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA with Pastor Glenn Blackstone officiating.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

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If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Martha to the Bedford County Pink Ribbon Fund, 127 South Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522

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Memorial Service
March 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Akers Funeral Home
299 Raystown Road
Everett, PA 15537


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