Mrs. Christine McFerron age 82, of Mt.Vernon, passed away Tuesday May 1, 2018 after a long illness. She entered this life on May 4, 1935 in Rockcastle County the daughter of the late William D. and Ollie Peters Sowder. She was a homemaker, enjoyed her dogs, yard work, flowers, and the U.K. Wildcats, but most of all she loved spending time with her children & grandchildren, she was also a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church.
Those left to celebrate her life are: her daughter; Deborah and (Alex) Prewitt of Louisville, Ky. Two sons; Gary and (Freda) Hayes, and Billy and (Rhonda) Hayes all of Mt.Vernon. Two sisters; Linda Hayes of Mt.Vernon, and Lucille Underwood of Louisville. One brother; Ed and (Joann) Sowder of Richmond. Four grandchildren; Christie Thompson of Louisville, Josh Hayes, Deana Newcomb, and Ryan Bradley all of Mt.Vernon, and four great grandchildren; Morgan Mullins, Lindsey Newcomb, Madison & Jaeleigh Hayes all of Mt.Vernon. One special niece; Brenda Hayes, and a host of nieces & nephews also survive. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by: her husband; John D. McFerron, by one brother; Charles Sowder, by two sisters; Beliah Merriman & Elizabeth Robinson, by two grandsons; Tony & Billy Hayes, and by two great grandchildren; Jada and Malachi Hayes.
Funeral services for Mrs. Christine McFerron will be conducted 2 PM Thursday May 3, 2018 at the Cox Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Offutt officiating. Burial will follow in the Ottawa Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Cox Funeral Home where friends may visit from 11 AM until time of service at 2 PM on Thursday.