Nov. 14 obituary
Suzanne Goen Ferrell, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
A family burial will be held at Hillside Memorial Gardens, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 at First Baptist Church’s sanctuary with the Rev. Ben Reid officiating. Services are under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at the funeral home.
She was born to James Earl Goen and Willie Cason Goen in Houston on Jan. 20, 1931. She was raised in Lamesa and graduated from Lamesa High School in 1949.
Suzanne worked for Snyder ISD for 20 years as a teacher’s aide and the high school library aide. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she taught various ages of Bible study for more than 50 years.
She married Otdis Lavel Ferrell (her beloved PeeWee) on Dec. 23, 1951. They were married more than 57 years when he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2008.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Mark Goen, and sister, Judy Goen Wallace.
She is survived by her three children, Susan Scott and her husband, Larry, of Snyder, Cynthia Mayes and her husband, Buddy, of Midland and Stan Ferrell and his wife, Rose, of Allen; six grandsons, Layne Scott of Copperas Cove, Jay Scott and his wife, Meredith, of New Braunfels, Lee Scott of Snyder, Marshall Mayes and his wife, Whitney, of Midland and Christopher Ferrell and Clinton Ferrell, both of Dallas; her great-grandchildren, Maverick Mayes and Everly Mayes of Midland and Ava Scott of New Braunfels; several nieces and nephews on the Ferrell side of the family; her brother’s son, John Goen; and her sister’s son, Wesley Alexander.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association P. O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.