From our November 2, 2000 edition.


Dorothy Wallace Grace Ferdig, age 85, died Monday, October 23, 2000, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral services were conducted on Monday, October 30, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Crestview, with Rev. Merwin Turner, officiating.  Interment followed at Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Hampton Vaughan Crestview.

The daughter of the late Raymond E. Wallace and Candace Wallace, she was born September 8, 1915, in Muncie, Indiana.  She moved from Loveland, Colorado, to Wichita Falls where she has been a resident for the past twelve years.  Mrs. Ferdig enjoyed gardening, serving, and cooking.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Colorado and United Methodist Women’s Group in Loveland, Colorado.  She worked in department stores in cosmetics and ladies’ fashions.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.E. Ferdig in 1983, two brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include her sister Ruth Mills and her husband Melville of Clarendon; her nieces, Frances Jenne and Virginia Turner both of Wichita Falls, Betty Freeman of Collinsville, Oklahoma, Sharon Thomas of Clarendon, Sandra Pruitt of Indiana; her nephews, Doug Miller of Vernon, Roger Wallace of Georgia, William Wallace of Indiana, and Ray Mills of Dallas.

For those desiring, the family suggest that memorial contributions be made to Intentional Caring Unit of Floral Heights United Methodist Church, 2214 10th St., Wichita Falls, Texas 76309 and Grant Street United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2800 Hollywood, Wichita Falls, Texas 76309.

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