Julian Felts

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 26, 2010

IVOR—Julian A. Felts, 90, a lifelong resident of Southampton County died on
Tuesday, January, 26, 2010. Born on November 29, 1919, near Ivor, he was the
son of the late William Thomas Felts and Lillie Joyner Felts.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Margaret Tomlin Felts; a daughter,
Janette F. Lowe and her husband, Jack of Ivor; two sons, Julian A. (Jay)
Felts, Jr. and wife, Anita, and David Russell Felts and his wife Cathy, both
of Sedley; seven grandchildren, Robyn Hall, John Lowe, Bryan Lowe, Chris
Felts, Travis Felts, Patrick Felts and Aaron Felts; thirteen great
grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; five sisters, Nannie Felts
Council, Dorothy Felts Wade, Louise Felts Pittman, Frances Felts Lassiter
and Betty Jo Felts Abernathy; and a brother, Bobby A. Felts. He was
predeceased by a sister, Elsie Felts White; two brothers, James Martin Felts
and Clifton Joyner Felts.

Julian was a well known and active member of the Ivor community all his
life. He was an avid golfer and had a life-long interest in geneaology. He
served in many capacities as a member of Ivor United Methodist Church
including Trustee, Chairman of the Stewardship Committee and a teacher of
the Men’s Bible Class for many years. He was charter member of the Ivor
Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the B&B and Community Hunt Clubs and
the Urquhart Gillette Camp # 1471 Sons of Confederate Veterans, Southampton
County Electoral Board from 1992 – 2008 and was proud to have been on the
road naming committee for the county. He was also a member of the Ivor
Ruritan Club.

Julian was a member and Past Master of the Ivor Masonic Lodge # 291,
A.F.&A.M. He had served as District Deputy Grand Master and was a 32nd
Degree Mason.

A funeral service with Mason rites will be held at Antioch Church Cemetery
near Windsor on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 2:00PM by the Rev.Edward Owen
and Rev.Cliff Fritzinger. The family will receive friends at the Purviance
Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home in Wakefield on Wednesday evening
from 7-8PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Ivor United Methodist
Church. Condolences may be posted at www.jtmorriss.com.