Mrs. Ferrell earned two degrees from A&M-Commerce in Music and Elementary Education. She has completed post-graduate work in Counseling and is a retired counselor from Dallas Independent School District. She has been active in a wide variety of professional, civic and church activities. Her husband attended A&M-Commerce and they met on campus. A member of the distinguished Founders Circle, the Ferrell’s have established two endowments through the Foundation: the Ferrell/Freeman Endowed Music and the Freeman/Ferrell Family Endowment. They enjoy time with their children and grandchildren.