Jane Ferebee

Jane Ferebee

Jane Small Ferebee, 84, of 332 Highway #343 North, Camden, NC died Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Albemarle Hospital.  Mrs. Ferebee, a native of Pasquotank County, was the daughter of the late James Charles Small, Sr. and Baynie Fletcher Small and the widow of John Edwin “Ed” Ferebee.  She was a member of Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church, a former Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member, and Assistant Church Secretary.

She is survived by three daughters, Linda Ferebee, Martha Ferebee, and Susan Ferebee Jennings and husband Jeff, all of Camden, NC; a son, John E. Ferebee, Jr., and wife Helyn Goldstein of Scarsdale, NY; and eleven grandchildren, Edwin Ward, Nathaniel Meiggs, Ethan Meiggs, Blair Meiggs, Bryant Jennings and wife Courtney, Emily Jennings, Austin Jennings, Scott Jennings, Charlie Ferebee, Sam Ferebee, and Stevie Ferebee.  She was pre-deceased by a sister, Frances Delaney and a brother, James Small, Jr.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.  at Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Buzzard officiating.  A private burial will be in the Ferebee Family Cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Ferebee family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.

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  1. Curwood and Peggy Harrisonj

    It was quite a shock to learn of Jane’s death. We visited Sawyer’s Creek Church last Sunday and had a good conversation with her as always. She was a kind lady and we loved her very much. May God comfort you at this sad time.

  2. Nancy,Irvin and James Nash

    Thinking of you and your family during this time. “Mama Jane was a very special lady.

  3. Anne and Kevin Jennings

    We are so sorry. Aunt Miriam and I will certainly miss seeing her in town. Thoughts and prayers. Will be glad to help any way we can.

  4. Joyce Spruill

    So sorry for you loss, thoughts and prayer are with you. Ms, Jane was such an elegant lady. I always enjoyed being with her at ball games, she will certainly be missed.

  5. Kathryne Winslow

    My thoughts and prayers are surely with all of you. Haven’t seen much of you since O.C. and I retired but thought about you often. Jane was a very special person.

  6. Roy and Vickie Johnson

    May the love of God surround you during this time of sorrow. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Miss Jane was a grand lady.

  7. Joyce Banks Harris

    Linda and family, praying for you and your family during this time. May God provide you with comfort and strength in the days to come. Joyce

  8. Susan and Tim Brown

    So sorry for your loss, she was a very special lady. We’ll be thinking of you all over the next few days.

  9. Velma Gray

    Dear Linda and Family,
    I”m so sorry for your loss. Mythoughts and prayers are with you all. My Gog give you strength and courage sand comfort you with special memories of happy times.

    Sincerely. With much love,

    Velma and George

  10. Linda and Franklin Williams

    Losing a mother is always so hard-whether you have time to let go or if it happens so suddenly as it did with Mrs. Jane. She was truly a special and very classy lady. We know she and your Dad are once again together. Our love and prayers are with you all.

  11. Diana and Allen Gallop

    Love and Prayers to all of you. Allen and I are in Michigan and I checked this website and we are so sad for you. May you find strength in the love of God and comfort in knowing that so many share your sorrow. Much love, Diana and Allen Gallop

  12. Sheila Rose Tyler

    Martha, Susan and families,
    So sorry to learn about your mom. She was truly a “southern lady”! May our Lord and Savior bring you comfort and peace.
    God’s blessings,
    Sheila Rose Tyler
    Moyock, N.C.

  13. Linda Owens Lowry

    I send peace to each of you children for I know all of you. Your mother was a beautiful person both inside and out. Be thankful that you had such a loving mother and know she is in the best of hands and with your father once more.

  14. Tapp and Charlie Robinson

    We are sad to hear of your Mom’s death. What a sweet lady who always had a smile and kind word for everyone.
    And such a beautiful and classy lady!
    Comfy hugs to each of you!
    Tapp and Charlie Robinson

  15. Clarence and Kathy Munden

    Clarence and I were so sorry to hear this news. We have such good memories of her and Mr. Ed coming to the “Marina” for Sunday lunch and I always enjoyed seeing her in “Shay Leslie’ She was truly a sweet southern lady . Our prayers go out to all of the family.

  16. Val & Vivian Bridgers

    To all the Ferebee family,
    We were so shocked when we heard the news of Mrs. Jane’s passing. She was such a kind and caring person and will be sorely missed by all who knew her. May you all find comfort in knowing you are in the thoughts and prayers of others during this difficult time.

    Val and Vivian Bridgers

  17. Dina and John Kight

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May you find comfort in your sweet memories.

    Dina, John and Maggie

  18. Gilda & Reuben James

    Miss Jane will surely be missed by a lot of people. She was such a beautiful person and a classy lady.
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

    Gilda & Reuben Earl


    TO THE FAMILY,our sincere thoughts,prayers and deepest sympathy to all of you.Miss Jane was such a beautiful, kind loving lady who we will truely miss.


    TO THE FAMILY,We are in prayer for you all.Our deepest sincere sympathy and thoughts at this difficult time.Miss Jane was a beautiful, kind, loving lady to us and will be missed.

  21. Carolyn Elizabeth Perkins Chatman

    On behalf of the Chatman, Ferebee & Perkins family, we send our prayers & condolences 2 the family. So sorry 2 hear about the passing of your Mother. Sorry! that we will not be able 2 be with you all on tomorrow. Much Love from our family 2 yours!

  22. Margene Curtice

    I am so sorry about your loss. She was such a sweet, interesting person. I really enjoyed knowing her. You are all in my thoughts.



  24. Jack and Ann Blindt

    We are sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing sweet Mrs. Ferebee. Please accept our condolences.

  25. Sandra Helms McPherson

    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sandra & Weston McPherson

  26. Sharon Warden

    Linda and family,

    So sorry that you face this unfortunate part of life that our generation hoped would never come once again. Take care of each other during this time; hold on to your beautiful memories that every family finds so comforting; and, live each day as your parents taught you to live-in love with God and family close by.

    Sharon J. Warden

  27. Larry and Rosma James

    Sorry for your loss she was a beautiful
    person. She will truly be missed

  28. Martha Tuten

    Hugs to Linda, Martha, Susan and John (and families)
    I have soooooo many fond memories of your Mom from my childhood in Camden.

  29. Denise Gregory

    Dear Family,
    I was so sorry to just learn of your mother’s death. She was such a refined lady of whom I had much respect.
    Please know you are in my prayers.

  30. Faith McLellan

    Dear Ferebees:

    I have just learned about Jane and am so sorry to hear this news. We enjoyed so many good times with your family. Thinking of all of you.

    Love, Faith McLellan

  31. Shirley Davis McLellan

    Linda, Susan, Martha and John,
    I just learned of your mother’s death today. You know I loved her and your dad very much. We had so many good times. I will pray for you all as you adjust to life without her. Know I am thinking of you.

    Shirley D. McLellan
    611 Curry Road
    High Point, NC 27265

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