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Ferma L. (Wilkinson) Scarrow

November 14, 1942 — October 24, 2023


Ferma L. Scarrow, age 80, of McCook, NE passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at Hillcrest

Caring Center in McCook.

Ferma was born on November 14, 1942 in Vona, CO to parents Lloyd W. and Virginia L. (Havens)

Wilkinson, Sr. She was one of four children. Ferma graduated from high school in Goodland, KS with

the Class of 1960.

On October 3, 1964, Ferma married Cecil R. Scarrow in Goodland, KS. The family made their home

in Stratton, NE and were the parents of six children. Cecil and Ferma always had a big garden and

in the summer would spend time fishing and camping.

While raising their 6 children, she provided daycare to many residents of the community. Later on,

they moved to McCook where Ferma worked as a department manager for Walmart until she retired

in 2011. She enjoyed attending stock car races with Kevin, country music concerts with Jackie, and

Kansas Jayhawk Basketball with Allen. Most of all, she was happiest spending time with her

children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Ferma was preceded in death by parents; three children, Jennifer, Julianna and Steven Scarrow;

brothers, Larry Wilkinson and Lloyd (Bud) Wilkinson; and a granddaughter, Brittani Daily.

Those left to celebrate her life include her husband, Cecil Scarrow of McCook; children, Kevin (Kelly)

Scarrow of Shawnee, KS, Jacqueline (Brian) Williams of Lincoln, NE, Allen (Jennifer) Scarrow of

Sugar Land, TX; sister Sandy Keister (Bob Evans) of Goodland, KS; sister in law, Cindy Wilkinson of

Sharon Springs, KS; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren, Adam Daily of Lincoln, NE,

Larissa Daily and children, Kane and Jax Daily, all of Lincoln, NE, Kylie Scarrow of Sugar Land, TX,

Becky (Chad) Plummer and children, Riley and Leah, all of Manhattan, KS, Heather (Alyssa)

Williams and children, Easton and Aedion, all of Firestone, CO, and JaLissa (Jase Jackson) Williams

of Lincoln, NE.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, October 29, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 30, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Hill Cemetery

, Stratton, NE 69043

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