The Sharing of Experience

Read testimonials from people who have planned and experienced services here.

Oftentimes the best way to get a sense of how you’ll feel is to hear directly from families that have held services for loved ones at Ferreira Funeral Services. We invite you to read and explore a range of testimonials and get the best sense possible of what your experience can be. Please ask us any questions, any time. We want nothing more than to help you through a difficult time with ease, peace and healing.


“I just wanted to thank y'all for making a time in my life that was life shattering as bearable as possible and thank y'all for the amazing service y'all done for me and my family with my daughters services. I could never thank y'all enough. And I just wanted to let you know even almost 11 years later there isn't a day that goes by that what y'all done for me and my family don't cross my mind and I just wanted to drop by and let y'all know I will always be appreciative for everything and would refer anyone going through a time like this to y'all without a doubt .. thanks again..”

Kayla Hall February 24, 2020

“Todd & Heather were professional & most compassionate. They were amazingly helpful to my family. They went above and beyond...I can't thank them enough!”

Mrs. Phyllis Anchel February 12, 2018

“Ashley Steele Miller and the entire staff at the Starke location were absolutely fabulous! Their attentiveness and understanding are held in the highest regard. On behalf of the Moore Family I would like to extend our sincerest thank you for everything you've done.”

Pamela Moore December 18, 2017

“Thanks for your service. We were very pleased. Everything was as we wished it to be. Wanda”

Wanda Davis, Dee Dee, Sedaria, & Taylor

“The family of Archie M. Tanner, LFD would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Archie Tanner Funeral Services; Todd, Vaughn, Ashley, Glenn, Marilyn, Brad, and Jimmy. The level of service and compassion you have shown to my family and I during this difficult time has been first class.”

Ruby Tanner

“The Rememberance Book was beautiful. Your thoughtfulness and kindness will always be remembered. Thanks again for all you have done for our family.”

J.D. Higginbotham and Family

“Dear Vaughn and Ashley, I just wanted to say thank you for all the help and guidance you gave my family during a very difficult time. The service for Dad was beautiful.”

The family of Robert (Bobby) Edwards

“Dear Todd, family and staff, The family and I would like to thank you for the attentive and respectful manner in which you provided your excellent services. There were many comments about your professionalism and sensitivity shown throughout. Your knowledge, help, and ready advice was invaluable as we made the funeral arrangements for Donnie. It made the difficult process much more bearable. Thank you so much for all you have done for us. I will forever be grateful for your understanding and care that you showed me and my family.”

Amanda Kicklighter and Family

“Dear Vaughn and staff, thank you so much for all you did for us. Your funeral organization has is together-period! Many others should learn from you. May God Bless all of you.”

Ida Mae and Diane Dewey

“Todd and Associates, Your kindess and generosity will never be forgotten. Thank you for all you did for our precious Nathan.”

Whittney Crews, Dalton Jackson, Jimmie Crews, Shelly Crews, & the Entire Crews Family

“Dear Ashley, Thank you for being such a comforting spirit that led me thru some very difficult decisions and a beautiful funeral service. I cannot express my gratitude in words. You are truly a blessing! Also, please extend my aprreciation to your co-workers. Raymond's final smile was perfect!!”

Kathy Ann DeVoe

“Ferreira Funeral Services, My family and I would like to thank all the staff for your involvement in providing such a beautiful service for our loved one. We couldn't have asked for such a caring group of people. Your kindness and support really helped us get through this difficult time. Thanks again.”

Family of James Alvin Ratliff, Jr.

“Thank you to everybody that took care of Russell and our family. Everything was perfect. I couldn't ask for anything better. God Bless each on of you.”

The Family of Russell E. Rafuse

“Todd, Don and I sincerely appreciate your services and compassion you gave to our father, Donald Zong. This was very emothional and extremely hard for him, but we believe you and your staff helped him tremendously and for that we are truly thankful. The services for our mother were beautiful. Thanks to you and your staff. The doves, fans, and water was a special touch. May God Bless.”

Kim and Don Zong

“Thank you so much for our volume of Lift up Thine Eyes and for the beautiful service for our Dad Harold V. Smith. Everyone went above and beyond and it was very much appreciated from our entire family.”

Tom, Jerry and the Smith Family

“Todd and Staff Thanks so much for coming to our house you made things so much easier on my family when we were at our lowest. You staff was awesome even coming to get my mom from her house. Your personal attention and caring helped us to accept losing a wife, mother, and my best friend. Thanks from the bottom of my heart. Wendy Scott”

The Family of Sally Ann Williams

“Vaughn, I was very impressed with you and everything you and your staff did to make my mother so beautiful and her services special. Thank you so much for your generous ways, compassion, and your professionalism.”

Diane Miller

“To Todd and Staff On behalf of William R. Benefield Sr.'s family we would like to express our appreication on a job well done with the spirit of excellence. We were well please. Thanks.”

The Benefield Family

“Ashley, It's nice to know that there are still people who take such pleasure in doing special things and making others feel good. Thank you, you're really special. You're #1 in my book.”

Diane Miller

“The family of Warren Williams would like to thank all friends and family, as well as Rev. Donnie Williams, the Baker County Sheriff's Office, Lonzie Altman, and Todd Ferreira and staff for the kindness, love and support, cards, flowers, plants, and food that were so generously given to us. As the chain of events rapidly unfolded, and funeral arrangements were quickly mad, we apologize to anyone who was not notified in time to attend the services. We tried not to forget anyone, but found it had to think clearly with such a tremendous loss in our hearts and minds. On behalf of Shirley Williams, Steve Williams, Lisa Williams (Burnsed), John Williams and our families, words cannot express our gratitude to all that were at our Daddy's funeral, as well as to those who could not come.”

The Family of Warren Williams

“Deep Appreciation Thank you for your many expressions of sympathy during the loss of my husband, Billy Mattox. Your many acts of kindness and concern were greatly appreciated. A special thanks to the Charlton County deputies and rescue personnel, Baker County Sheriff's Office and V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services for their professional and caring services.”

Vicky Mattox

“Mr. Ferreira, Our family appreciates everything you have done to help us in our time of need. God bless you!”

The Mann Family

“Thank you Todd. The service was done professionally, sensitively, and respectfully. Each element of the experience was very well planned and carried out. Nothing was skipped or forgotten. The funeral home showed respect for family members and guests. Food was excellent.”

Pat Barber April 19, 2019

“Dear Todd, Thank you for the personal attention and care you gave to our family. You provided an atmosphere of home, calm, and comfort. In all of those moments when we didn't know what we were supposed to do, you stepped in and guided us, and for that we are eternally grateful. Though the circumstances were difficult, it was a pleasure meeting you. Sincerely, Lori McAnnally, daughter-in-law of Sylvia Tillman”

Lori McAnnally December 18, 2017

“Ashley, we wanted to thank you for the great care and attention that you gave us at the time of our father's passing. You were very genuine and made making all the arrangement easier. So we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We also want to thank Todd and the entire Ferreira staff for helping to make everything perfect. Thank you again for all that you did and all you continue to do.”

The Family of Vialis November 22, 2017

“Thank you for your help and making it affordable to us. It meant a great deal and comfort to all of us.”

The Russell Spear Family

“Vaughn, Ashley, and Staff, thanks you for the beautiful service for our mother. Your caring and love shown towards us was appreciated. We are truly blessed to have people like you serving our family in our time of grief. Our county is so blessed to have you in our community. May God continue to Bless you. Thanks again.”

Bobby, Alma, and Reggie Norman

“Dear Todd, Ashley, Marshall, and Staff, Our family would like to give you our heart felt love to you all for making Grandpa Joey, step-dad, and friend so special and for making our family and friend feel so welcomed and loved. Your tenderness and sincerity will always be remembered.”

Eleanor Cumpston

“Mr. Thornton and Mrs. Miller, thank you so much for all the kindness you showed to our family following the recent death of my brother, Michael Alvarez. This has been a truly horrible time for us, but your organization, sympathy, and compassion have helped to guide us. We appreciate your patience with the many requests made of you by various members of our family. Thank you for letting my niece Elizabeth and I stay for the completion of Michael's burial, for letting us cast the first spade of dirt on the coffin, and for all the work performed at the graveside following the funeral. We are indebted to all of you and we thank you again.”

Suzy Walker

“Thank you to you and your wonderful staff for all of the kindness extended to our family during our recent loss. We took comfort in your professional yet caring attitude. You did a beauitful job in every aspect and we are extremely grateful. We hope you all have a wonderful holiday. Sincerely, James and Lauren Marker and family”

The Family of Skylar Eden Marker

“The children and grandchildren of Leon T. Odom, Jr. would like to say a "long-over due" very speical thank you for all the love, support and prayers from the entire community, our church family and friends, and to Pastor Gene Bass and his family for their support and understanding, and for the once again great job of Archie Tanner Funeral Home. You have all been here for us. We've seen this and felt it in each and every gesture, smile, word, hug, and prayers.”

The family of Leon T. Odom

“Dear Todd and Staff, We just wanted you to know what a blessing you and your staff were to our family during our time of need. We were pleased with your services and all you've done. Thank you for being the special people that you are. With Thankful Hearts.”

The Ralph Self Family

“Dear Vaughn, Ashley, and Staff, thank you so much for the sympathy and care during the recent loss of our loved one. We were so pleased with the services and the way all of the details were handled brought comfort to the family. We appreciate everything.”

The family of Thomas Barnes

“To the Staff, Thank you for your kindness and gentleness you showed our family during our loss of our mother. Mr. Todd has the best staff I have ever met.”

The Ellison Family

“Thank you so much for your kind words and care of our family and friends during our time of sorrow. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered.”

The Spivey Family

“Todd, I wanted to personally thank you and your team for all that you did for my grandfathers funeral. I have been to and been involded with several funreals that you have conducted and I have to say that you and your team are very professional, but also very compassionate. Thank you again for the outstanding servie that you did for our family and the many others you have served.”

Allen Peterson

“Dear Mr. Thornton, Ms. Miller, Mr. Ferreira and staff, we deeply express our gratitude to you for the services provided for our Mother. Your personnel were reverent and respectful, displaying character and professionalism. This is becoming rare in our society today; however, it is one quality we need to hold on to. It's been said, "Give honor to whom honor is due," and you did. We appreciate your support and thoughtfulness in our time of sorrow.”

The family of Mrs. Gertie Elizabeth Crawford

“We appreciate everything you did for us. We pray the Lord blesses you and your business for being such a blessing to others.”

Billy and Donna Carter

“Vaughn, words can not express what you done for our family. God has a special place for you in Heaven, this I know. Thank you for everything that you did for my daughter and helping her with my granddaughter. You are someone speical and the urn was beautiful. God Bless you.”

Lance and Janet Tillman

“Dear Todd and Staff Your thoughtfulness will always be remembers. We want to thank you so much for everything you did for our mother, Laura Newman. We feel you went the extra mile. She was positiviely beautiful. Everything you took care of, out at the cemetery for us. We will never forget. Thank you so much for your kindess and thoughtfulness.”

Patty Huffman, Erma Coates, & Gene Newman

“Todd and Staff Your kindness was appreciated more than you know. Thank you so much for all your help and generousity through such a difficult time. Your assistance really guided me through something that I was very unsur of. Everything turned out as I hoped. Thank you again.”

Robin Self

“The family of Aubrey Taylor expresses sincere thanks for the food, flowers, thoughts and prayers during their time of loss. Thanks to Bro. Ray McKendree, Bro. Mark Woods and Gail Griffis along with Todd Ferreira Funeral Services for for your kindness shown during this difficult time.”

The Family of Aubrey Taylor

“Thank you so much for making our unbearable loss more bearable. We appreciate so much the visits to our home and the frequent phone calls just to check on us. It all meant so very much. God bless and Thanks again.”

The Frank Griffis Family

“Deep Appreciation The family of Fred Raulerson, Sr. would like to express its sincere appreciation and gratitude to those who acknowledged the passing of our father and husband by sending flowers, card and perparing wonderful food. Our hearts were burdened with grief and those who lifted our hearts with a call, visited or said a prayer gave us unimaginable strength to endure this very difficult time. Very speical thanks to Bro. David and Bro. Timmy Thomas for their beautiful ceremony deliverance. A very special thanks to Bro. Leslie Thomas for his kind words to honor our father as not only a brother in Christ, but a very speical friend. To the members of Christian Fellowship Temple who prepared and delivered food to our home, we thank you. Everyone's kindness, love and support will be forever appreciated. A final thank you to Todd Ferreira and his staff for their outstanding performance and professionalism. You will foever be in our hearts.”

The Family of Fred Raulerson, Sr.