Eva Ferryman


Eva M. Ferryman, 98, of Columbus, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Friday, June 30, 2017, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

Eva was born in Nelsonville, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Ida Mae Haymen Manley. She married Arthur Ferryman on June 27, 1936.

Eva and her husband previously served as missionaries for over 40 years in both Guyana and Brazil. She enjoyed reading, writing and embroidery.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Blair officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday. Burial will be at Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Missionary family of your choosing.

Survivors include sons, Robert (Judy) Ferryman of Fortville, Indiana, Darrell “Jim” (Carol) Ferryman of Indianapolis, Indiana and Chris (Lori) Ferryman of Mooresville, Indiana; daughters, Anita Ragains and Karen (Paul) Blair, both of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; as well as many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur, on June 13, 2003; a granddaughter, Dawn Marie Ragains; brothers, Leonard, Edwin and Hubert Manley; and a sister, Olive Gothard.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 9 a.m. Wednesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.