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Funeral for Johnston boy set for Saturday

Posted April 29, 2010
Updated May 1, 2010

— Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson will host a wake Friday evening for Jesse Ferrell, 16, who died Wednesday in a wreck on the way to school.

Ferrell's truck collided with one driven by his best friend on Hanna Creek Road as they were headed to school.

Jordan Stikeleather, 16, was treated at WakeMed and released.

Ferrell's wake begins Friday at 5 p.m. at Rose & Graham. His funeral was scheduled for Saturday in the chapel at the same location.

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  • tatermommy52 Apr 30, 2010

    Driver education should be a full time course like any other taught in school. Instead the state government says there is no money to keep what little training these kids get. It could be taught by highway patrolmen close to retirement, so that it would not cost the state any extra money.