Rev. Dr. James W. Ferree, Sr.

Notice of Death - Rev. Dr. James W. Ferree, Sr.

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 3/26/2019 | Date of Birth: 6/14/1927; | Clergy
We have received word of the Tuesday, March 26, 2019 death of the Rev. Dr. James Walter Ferree, Sr. of Winston-Salem.  Dr. Ferree was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Moore Ferree in 1992, and by his second wife, Doris Humphrey Davenport Ferree in 2017.  He is survived by son, James W. Ferree, Jr; daughter, Jaffee Ferree White (Dr. Darryl K.); a stepdaughter, Kimberly-Davenport-Jackson; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Centenary United Methodist Church (646 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC) with the Rev. Donald Jenkins officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will follow at Guilford Memorial Park, Greensboro.  The family requests no flowers, but donations may be made in memory of Dr. Ferree to Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR): make checks payable to WNCC Treasurer, note on memo line "BMCR Ferree Memorial" and mail to WNCC Treasurer, PO Box 2757, Huntersville, NC 28070.
Dr. Ferree’s history of service is:  49 Statesville:Scott’s Chapel-Philadelphia; 55 Maxton-Beauty Spot; 57 Lumberton-Beauty Spot; 63 WS: St. Andrews-Walnut Cove; 65 Eastern Dist. Superintendent; 68 Gbo: Union Mem.-Celia Phelps; 69 Assoc. Conf. Program (CCOM) Director; 74 Gbo: St. Matthews; 79 Gastonia Dist. Superintendent; 84 Director, CCOM; 88 Winston-Salem Dist. Superintendent; 95 Retired (99/Chlt. Simpson-Gillespie); 00 Retired.
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