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Kelly Lionel Featherston

Mr. Kelly Lionel Featherston of Fawn Lane, Nathalie died June 26, 2012 at his residence at the age of 44.

Mr. Featherston was born in Halifax County on March 20, 1968, and was the son of Mrs. Carolyn Featherston Jones and the late Mr. Curtis Jones. He was married to Mrs. Marcella Tune Featherston and was a member of St. Mark Baptist Church. Mr. Featherston was employed by the U.S. Flue Cured Tobacco Growers and was a United States Army veteran.

In addition to his wife, survivors include one daughter, Miss KaNiece Featherston of Nathalie; one son, Mr. Kelly L. Featherston Jr. of Nathalie; his mother of Halifax; two sisters, Mrs. Tonya Harris of Bossier City, La. and Mrs. Sherry Stewart of Halifax; one brother, Mr. Anthony Jones of Knightdale, N.C.; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Willie Mae Jones of Halifax; his father-in-law, Mr. Joe Thomas Layne of Long Island; mother-in-law, Ms. Dianne Barksdale of Nathalie; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; three nieces; one nephew; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Featherston will be held Saturday, June 30, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Baptist Church with the Rev. Herbert M. Pettiford officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, June 29, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home in South Boston. The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Sherry Stewart, 1131 Woodbourne Road, Halifax.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.