Marian Joyce Ferebee the daughter of Loren and Amy (Hoins) Bailey was born April 26, 1933 northeast of Guide Rock, Nebraska in Webster County. She departed this life on February 22, 2020 at her home north of Nelson, Nebraska surrounded by her family.
Marian's early childhood was spent on the family farm where she was born. The family moved to southeast of Guide Rock, where she graduated from High School in 1951. After graduation she and her twin sister Maxine moved to Superior, NE and worked for Armours.
Marian was united in marriage to James Ferebee on February 16, 1957 at the Guide Rock Methodist Church, which was on her parents 30th weddng anniversary. To this union two children were born Karen Sue and Allen Lee.
Marian's greatest joy in life was her family. No family gathering was complete without her apple pie. Marian worked alongside her husband Jim on the family farm helping with whatever needed to be done. She enjoyed working in the garden and flower bed to provide food and beauty for her family. Marian taught Sunday School and served as the chairperson for the funeral dinners for many years. Marian served on the election board and belonged to the "Home Improvement Extension Club" until it was disbanded.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Phyllis Hartman and husband Carl; brother-in-law Lawrence Williams, brother and sister in laws Vivian and Loren Ferebee, Shirley and Elmer Peterson; Gene Ferebee, niece and husband Kathleen and Dwayne McGinnis and nephew Darrell Oltmanns.
Survivors include her husband James Ferebee of Nelson, daughter Karen Daniels and husband Terry; son Allen Ferebee and wife Julie, twin sister Maxine Williams; sister-in-law Violet Ferebee; grandchildren: Travas Daniels and wife Bethany; Anthony Ferebee; Alexandria Ferebee; Adriana Ferebee; Miranda Walton and husband Colby and Candice Wagstrom; great grandchildren: Oaklie Walton; Wyatt Walton; Cade Walton; nieces, nephews other realatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held this Friday 10:30 am February 28, 2020 at the Nelson Community United Church of Christ. Pastors Ivan and Joyce Dean will be officiating. Burial will be held in the Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Nebraska. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Superior, NE is in charge of the arrangements.
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