Willie Mae Featherstone

Willie Mae Featherstone

Mrs. Willie Mae Ferguson Featherstone, 99, of Lenoir passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Lenoir Health Care.

Mrs. Featherstone was born March 7, 1922, in Wilkes County to the late Rev. Gordon Ferguson and Nora Williams Ferguson. For 40 years she was a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, working for Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Albert Pats helping to raise their three children. She returned in 2006 to Lenoir, where she remained until her passing. Mrs. Featherstone was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Featherstone; brothers, Enoch Ferguson, Sam Ferguson, and Clyde Robert “Pop” Ferguson; and sisters, Ruth Ferguson, Louise Ferguson, and Mary Ferguson Banner.

She is survived by special nieces, Elaine Setzer Maxwell, who was her caregiver, and Linda Lockhart, both of Lenoir; and a host of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Pendry’s Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Banner officiating.

Pendry’s Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Willie Mae Ferguson Featherstone.

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