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November 22, 2013

Patty Marie Ferree, 68; Utica

— Funeral services for Patty Marie Ferree, 68, Utica, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Legacy Funeral Center, Jeffersonville, with burial in Utica Hillcrest Cemetery. She went to be with Jesus Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, with her family by her side.

She was born July 9, 1945 in Jeffersonville, was a homemaker and a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, Sellersburg. She enjoyed fishing, cooking and baking, but most of all loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, David Ferree Sr.; five children, Vanessa Deutsch and here husband, Mark, Janet James and her husband, Scotty, David “Bub” Ferree Jr. and his wife, Chrissy, JoAnn Ferree (Gary), and Stacy Dyer and her husband, Scott; her mother, Elizabeth Ann Nifong; two brothers, William Nifong, and James “Jimmy” Nifong; a sister, Brenda Lewis and her husband, Michael; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her faithful companion, Bitsy.

She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Nifong; two brothers, David Nifong, and Kenny Nifong; two grandchildren, Little Gus Colvin, Kayla Colvin; and two great-grandchildren, Marissa Edwards and Lillian Boman.

Visitation will from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, and after 9 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

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