Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX


June 17, 2014

Moye G. Featherston

Services for Moye G. Featherston, 89, of Cleburne will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. The Rev. Charles E. Payne will officiate. 

Burial will be at 2:15 p.m. Thursday in DFW National Cemetery in Dallas. 

Pallbearers will be Eddie Leifeste, James Ellis, Joseph Odom, Robert Coward, Darrell Coward, and Jeremy Corley. Honorary pallbearers will be James Leifeste, Phillip Ellis, Christopher Odom, and Michael Ellis. 

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Moye G. Featherston passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, in Cleburne. He was born June 16, 1924, in Gatesville to Dennis and Ellie Necessary Featherston. He married Florence Angelene Lovell on May 6, 1946, in Gatesville.

 Mr. Featherston served in the United States Army in Normandy and was the recipient of a Purple Heart. He worked as a salesman for Foremost Dairy until retirement and was a minister for more than 50 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Florence Featherston of Cleburne; six children, Claudette Coward and husband, Dennis, of Cleburne, Arlene Ducker and husband, Clarence, of Arlington, Kathy Odom and husband, Carl, Sarah Featherston, Jewel Evans and husband, Craig, and Manford Featherston and wife, Brandy, all of Cleburne; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; and three sisters, Rita Dale Massingill, Wanda Massingill and husband, Ray, and Mary Beth Truitt and husband, Charles. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Ellis; two grandchildren, Eddie Ellis and Cherish Ducker; brothers, Willis, J.D. and Raybern Featherston; and sister, Reva Rasco. 

You may sign guestbook, view obituary and photo at 

Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home

512 N. Ridgeway Drive

Cleburne, TX 76033



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