She was supervisor of the transcription department for Methodist University Hospital and was the former music minister for Munford First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son, Joseph B. Ferris of Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Anna Ross of Benton; brothers, Bobby Ray Beale and Ronald W. Beale, both of Benton; and four grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held on Friday, March 23, at Unity Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, Le Bonheur Foundation, P.O. Box 41817, Memphis, TN 38174-1817.