Shelby  County  Indiana

July, 2011
          Stanley James Featherstone,  75, passed away July 10, 2011.  He was in the Shriner’s and the Shrine Corvette Club, he was a SCUBA diver, and was a 33rd Degree Mason.  He will be remembered lovingly by his family. He served in the Korean War in the 82nd Airborne, ranking as a Jumpmaster.
          Survivors include his five children,  Tony,  Barbara,  Tim,  Terry,  and  Ted;  and seven grandchildren.  He was preceded in loving memory by his wife, Veronica Featherstone.
          Visitation will be held at 8:30 -10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 15, 2011 at Harry W. Moore Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis.  Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. Burial will take place at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2011 at Marion National Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Indianapolis  Star
Marion County, Indiana
Dec. 13, 2007
          Veronica J. Featherstone,  70, of Indianapolis, passed away Tues., Dec. 11, 2007 Methodist Hospital.  She was born June 23, 1937 in Casper Wyoming, the daughter of  Jesse and  Beulah Biggs.  She was a Telephone Receptionist for Central Supply Indianapolis Belting Supply.  Survivors include her husband,  Stanley Featherstone  married 50 years; brother,  Jesse Biggs;  four sons,  Tony,  Tim,  Terry  and  Ted Featherstone;  and a daughter  Barbara Lester;  9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
          Services will be 10 A.M. Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 South State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46143.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.  Friends may call Friday from 4 PM to 8 P.M. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, May 21, 2001
Flora Mae Featherstone, 92, of Shelbyville, died Friday, May 18, 2001. Born February 12, 1909, in Shelbyville, d/o  Homer and Gussie Mae (Sager) Baker.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Earl (Viola) Cox, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Mrs. John (Catherine) Randall  and  Earline Spurling, both of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Cliff (Ellen) Prather  of Franklin; one son, Carl E. Featherstone  of Edinburgh; one brother, George William Baker  of Shelbyville; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by three brothers.
Employed at the Garment Factory for 40 years, retiring in 1971.
Member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 South Harrison Street.  Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Marshall Miller
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

Shelbyville  News
Saturday, March 3, 1962
Mrs. Featherstone
Was Native of County
          Funeral services for  Mrs. Alta O. Featherstone,  69, 841 Elm St., who died Friday afternoon at Major Hospital, will be held at the Ewing Mortuary Monday at 2 p.m.  Rev. C. M. Hager  will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 7 o'clock tonight.
          Mrs. Featherstone had been in the hospital 10 days and in poor health six months.  Death was attributed to complications.  She was born January 18, 1893, a daughter of  Marion and  Carrie (Hammond) Pope.  In 1911, she married  Jesse Lee  who died in 1918.  She married  Roscoe Featherstone  in 1924, and he preceded in death in 1943.
          Surviving are the following children:  Mrs. Raymond (Wilma) Drew  and  Stanley J. Featherstone,  both of this city,  Mrs. Roy (Gladys) Maley  of Indianapolis and  Emerson Lee  of Fountaintown, R.R.1.  A daughter,  Mrs. Dorothy Lehnen,  died in 1950.
          Brothers and sisters who survive are  Jesse Pope  of this city,  Scott D. Pope  and  Mrs. Fern Stucker,  both of Waldron,  Mrs. Stella Waldo  of Milwaukee and  Ray Pope  of Lafayette.  Mrs. Featherstone, a lifelong Shelby County resident, was a member of the Waldron Baptist Church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 23, 1943
VICTIM  AT  2:00
          Funeral services for  Roscoe Featherstone, age 52, who died at his home at 905 south West street Friday at 7:45 p.m. of a self-inflicted shotgun wound, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at the late home with the Rev. A. J. Spaulding officiating.  Burial will be made in the Mt. Pisgah cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.  Friends may call at the late home.
          Mr. Featherstone was born in Johnson county on December 19, 1886, the son of  Joseph and  Amanda Featherstone.  He had resided most of his life in Shelby county.  He was a furniture worker and had been employed at the Spiegel Furniture Company in this city.  He was a World War I veteran, having served ten months overseas.
          On June 1, 1924, he was married to  Mrs. Alta Pope.  Two children were born to the union.  They are Gladys  and  Stanley,  at home.  Surviving with the wife and children are three step-children,  Emerson,  stationed in North Carolina with the U.S. Army;  Mrs. Dorothy Lehman,  of Lafayette;  Mrs. Wilma Drew,  of this city;  two sisters and one brother,  Mrs. Nellie Griffith  and  Mrs. Dema Lambert,  and  Leonard Featherstone,  of this city.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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