Patricia Ann Ferrell


Patricia Ann Ferrell, 84, of Gonzales, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. She was born Nov. 23, 1933 in Nopal, Texas, the daughter of William and Ora Bea Otton Knandel. She graduated from Yorktown High School Class of 1951. She attended Texas State Teachers College in San Marcos.  She married Henry Ford “Bubba” Ferrell on April 11, 1953 in Nopal. 

She worked and retired after many years with the State of Texas Department of Health and Human Services. She was a faithful member of the Presbyterian Church in Gonzales. She loved to travel and always looked forward to the trips with the XYZ Club. 

She is survived by her sisters-in-law, Minerva Peeler of Gonzales and Lena Mae Adams of Victoria; nieces and nephews, Billie Harbordt, Glenda Fairchild, Lewis Knippa Jr., Linda Holmes, Dennis Knippa, Sandy Henrichs, Ronnie Logan, Jimmy Ferrell, Tony Ferrell, Stephen Ferrell, Susan Hultman, Charles Ferrell Jr., Glenda Thibadeaux, Billy Ray Peeler, Amy Peeler, Larry Rutledge, Connie Jo Adams, Randy Adams and Tommy Jay Adams. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother William Knandel Jr. 

Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the funeral home with Reverend Carl McCauley officiating. Interment will follow at the Gonzales Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers include Lewis Knippa Jr., Jimmy Ferrell, Ronnie Logan, Tony Ferrell, Larry Rutledge, Stephen Ferrell and Dennis Knippa. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, The American Heart Association or donor’s choice of charities. 

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.  Friends may sign the guestbook at