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Orval Leon Featherston

Male 1922 - 2012  (90 years)


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  • Name Orval Leon Featherston  [1
    Born 29 Mar 1922  Paris, Logan County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 54847 
    Died 30 Apr 2012  Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I54847  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2014 

    Father Herbert Truman Featherston,   b. 23 May 1886, Logan, Logan County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1969, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Ella Mae Jones,   b. 29 Aug 1895, New Blaine, Logan County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1977, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 02 Mar 1919  Logan County, Arkansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F16359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Quartier,   b. 12 Apr 1925, South Dakota, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jun 2008, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1943  [1
    Children 
     1. Clifford Leon Featherston,   b. 07 Nov 1952, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 2011, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Orval LEON FEATHERSTON March 19, 1922 ~ April 30, 2012

      'Orval Leon Featherston of Vancouver, WA, passed away on April 30,2012. He was born March 19, 1922 to Herbert and Mae Featherston inParis, AR and spent most of his young life in Fort Smith, AR. In 1942,Orval went to Little Rock, AR to enlist in the Army Air Core. Whilestill in the service, he met Sarah Quartier and they were married in1943. They raised four children. Orval retired from the railroad in1982. He enjoyed his years of retirement hunting, fishing, his biggarden and tinkering in the garage. Orvalis survived by his children,Diana and Bert Bothwell, Delores Morrison and Susan Featherston;grandchildren, Lorrie and Gregg Meisner, Michell and Donny Ormiston,Ronnie Emter, Rhonda and Rob Ashoff, Cassandra Heard, NicholasFeatherston, Tiffany and Elijah Miller and Ana Prepelita; and eightgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years,Sarah;and his son, Clifford. We wish to thank Cornel and DeloresArdeleanu and Megan Campbell and Hospice. A memorial service will beheld May 4, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.' [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1765] Featherstone Society Member Elaine Boston, E. Elaine Boston, (2014).