Helen J. “Henny” McFerran, 96, passed away at 8:17 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Waterford Place Health Campus. She was born the daughter of Clair and Jessie (Markle) Hartzell on May 4, 1917, in Hawthorne, Pa. She married Roy McFerran and he preceded her in death Dec. 3, 1983.
Henny graduated from Ken High School and had a 20 year career in administration at Stellite before retiring to be a full-time homemaker. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where she participated in the Ladies Club, and also was a member of Altrusa.
She is survived by her children, Gary (Susann) McFerran, Indianapolis, and Jan Kinder, Kokomo; grandchildren, Witney Kinder, Jace McFerran and Blake Kinder; siblings, Phyllis (Max) Talbert, Bloomington, and Eugene Hartzell, Kokomo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and siblings, Bud Hartzel and Ruth McEalson.
Her wishes were to have a private service for her family with Pastor Steve Cole officiating. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home and Crematory, Lincoln Road Chapel, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted them with arrangements.
Messages of condolence may be left at www.shirleyandstout.com.