The Woodward News

Obituaries

February 13, 2013

Edwina Palmer Ferbrache

Woodward, Okla. — Edwina Palmer Ferbrache, 73 year old Woodward resident, died Sunday, February 10, 2013 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2013 in the Faith United Methodist Church with the Reverend Aaron Martin officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

Edwina Lue Palmer Ferbrache was born July 30, 1939 in Hooker, Oklahoma; she was the daughter of Edwin and Minnie T. (Willis) Bunger. She was reared in the Hooker and Guymon area, attended grade school at Straight school and graduated from Guymon High School in 1958. Edwina attended and graduated from Enid Business College. She went back to Guymon and worked at City National Bank. In 1959, she was married to Leslie "Shorty" Palmer. They made their home in Guymon and moved to Woodward in 1961. Edwina worked at the Bank of Woodward, now Bank Central and then worked as a bookkeeper for Palmer Service Company. Shorty preceded her in death on October 7, 1989. She was married to Ray Ferbrache on June 12, 1993 in Woodward. They made their home in Woodward and attended the Faith United Methodist Church. Edwina retired from Woodward County Abstract earlier this year.

Edwina enjoyed bowling, square dancing with the Woodward Wranglers and the Barn Stomping Rebels. She also enjoyed camping, boating, ceramics and collecting her Ty Beanie Babies.

She is survived by her daughter, Leslie K. Stewart of Fort Supply; grandsons, Benjamin Renfro and wife Jennifer, Jeffrey Spray both of Woodward; granddaughter, Jessica K. Vann of Shattuck; stepchildren, Mark Ferbrache and wife Betty of Woodward; Rhonda Canaday and husband Johnny of Perryton, Texas; eight great grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; one sister, Nancy Boyett of Guymon; one brother, Herman Bunger and wife Vicki of Liberal, Kansas; several nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Leslie "Shorty" Palmer and Ray Ferbrache.

Memorials may be made to the Woodward Christian Academy with the funeral home accepting the donations.

Remembrances may be made at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com

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