Gere Ferrall, aged 94, passed away at Southern Pines Healthcare Center on Friday, May 13, 2016. She was born on September 8, 1921 to Watt and Florence Swearingen in Wellsville, OH. She came to Florida in 1995 after she retired from the Wellsville Public School system where she worked as a secretary. Gere enjoyed creating ceramics and was a very avid reader.
Aside from her parents, Gere is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, William Ferrall Jr and her great grandson, Devin. She is survived by her sons William Ferrall III (Doris) of Simi Valley, CA and Steven Ferrall (Felicia) of New Port Richey, FL, four grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren.