Ferrell Jean Fitzgerald
Brownwood - Ferrell Jean (Emerson) Fitzgerald, 91, of Grosvenor, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021. A visitation with family will be held at Heartland Funeral Home, Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and a Graveside service will be held in the Fairview Cemetery, Grosvenor, Texas at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 21, 2021 with Pastor Brian Hall officiating.
Jean was born December 9, 1929 in Grosvenor to Tom and Adell (Edington) Hill, the oldest of 3 children, (Jean, Kenneth & Retha). Raised on a farm during the great depression, she was a survivor. Jean graduated from Grosvenor School in 1947 and began a simple life of adventure & memories. She had a loving and giving heart to all Family and friends. Jean raised and nurtured 3 children, worked at Texans Inc. Lamp Factory in Bangs for 37 years, retiring at age 70. She then took up caring for her goats, cows & chickens. Jean had a green thumb and enjoyed working in the yard and tending to her flowers. She loved cooking for her family and her favorite were the gatherings. She supported and nurtured all her grandkids and loved going to stock shows. Jean loved to travel, dance, listening to music and crocheting.
Jean is survived by her son, Gayland Emerson and wife Janet of Stephenville; daughters, Tammy Daugherty and Shelia Seider of Grosvenor; 6 grandchildren, Laden, Marshall, Leslee, Shanna, Krista & Rachael; 9 great grands, 2 great-great grandkids and special niece, Marcia.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kenneth; sister, Retha; grandson, Cooper; brother-in-law, Leonard; nephew, Stanley; and sister-in-law, Mack.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff and doctors at Kindred Hospice Care.
Online condolences, tributes and memorials can be shared with the family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net
Published on June 18, 2021