Roger Ferren 85 years old of Kensett, Arkansas went to his forever home with his Lord and Savior on May 7th, 2018 at Unity Health in Searcy, Arkansas. He was surrounded by close family.
He was born to the late Lawrence and Reva Ferren in Kensett, Arkansas, the oldest of 6 children.
Mr. Ferren enjoyed supporting the Riverview Raiders by going to most of their football and basketball games. Before he became ill you would find Mr. Ferren mowing yards or cutting down trees, two things he truly enjoyed. He was an active member of Searcy First Assembly of God in Searcy, Arkansas for many years.
Mr. Ferren was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Karmel Ferren, one grandson Brandon Cockrell, 2 brothers, Therman and Delbert Ferren and his parents.
Mr. Ferren leaves behind one son, Kenneth Ferren, and daughter Carolyn (Ken) Shoemaker both of Kensett, Arkansas and a daughter Janice (Jeff) Cockrell of St. Louis, Missouri. He has 6 grandchildren, Melissa (Chad) Einarsen of Cleveland, Tennessee, Jennifer (Weylin) Bradford of McRae, Arkansas, Cheryl (Jimmy) Green of Judsonia, Arkansas, Aaron Cockrell of St. Charles, Missouri and Zachary Magby of Judsonia, Arkansas and Kayli Ferren of Searcy, Arkansas. He leaves 6 great-great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Charles (Sharon) Ferren of Judsonia, Arkansas Clayton (Nell) Ferren of Kensett, Arkansas, one sister Frances (Jim) McFadden of Searcy, Arkansas and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6-8 PM at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home in Searcy
Funeral Services will be at Searcy First Assembly of God, Searcy, Arkansas on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 AM. Interment to follow at White County Memorial Gardens.