Jewel Bailey Ferrell

Jewel Bailey Ferrell

January 3, 1943 – January 27, 2021

Zebulon – Jewel Bailey Ferrell, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday. She was born in Wake County to the late Donald Sulley & Nora Allen Bailey. She was a determined woman who lived a life full of vigor. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, and was a master of jigsaw puzzles. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Bobby Ray Ferrell, & special uncle, Rayo Flynn Bailey.

She is survived by her children, Kathy Bass (Doug Sauls), of Zebulon, James Ray Ferrell (Christi) of Zebulon, brother, Tommy Bailey (Connie), grandchildren, Heather Burchette (Jeffrey), Katie Levine (David), Brooke Ferrell, Jeffrey Bass, Ashleigh Edwards, Olyvia Bass, Emily Ferrell, & 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral 2 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 12:30 – 2 pm, prior to the service. (Masks Required), Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. Available


  • Audrey McSwain Posted January 29, 2021 12:50 pm

    We are so sorry from r your loss. Praying for peace and comfort.

  • Tammy Pearce Augsburger Posted January 30, 2021 11:38 am

    Christi and family,
    My condolences in the passing of your mother/grandmother.
    Prayers for comfort and peace.


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