Kimberly D. Ferrell

February 07, 1965 ‒ April 30, 2011

Howard, Ohio

Kimberly D. Ferrell, age 46, of Howard, OH died on Saturday morning, April 30, 2011 in the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, OH after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born on February 7, 1965 in Parkersburg, WV, daughter of Barbara (Riffle) Sams of Parkersburg and the late William Sams.

Kim was a 1984 graduate of Parkersburg South High School. Kim worked in the Surgery Department at Knox Community Hospital. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends.

In addition to her mother, Kim is survived by her loving husband, Patrick M. Ferrell, whom she married on July 22, 1985; a son, Ian Ferrell of Howard; a brother, Troy (Becky) Sams of Parkersburg; several aunts and uncles, especially her special aunt, Beverly Graham of Parkersburg; and many nieces and nephews.

In following with Kim’s wish, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, OH is honored to serve the family of Kimberly D. Ferrell.