Janet L. Featherling

CENTRALIA — Janet L. Featherling, 81, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

Janet was born April 10, 1940, in Centralia, the daughter of Howard Cook and Dorothy (Branch) Martell. She married Charles Phillips and they later divorced. She married David Featherling in 1983 in Centralia.

Janet is survived by two sons: Mark Phillips of White Springs, FL and Brad Phillips and wife Alicia of Central City; five grandchildren: Joshua Phillips and wife Heather of Marion, Matthew Phillips of Marion, Sarah Roper and husband Glenn of Sandoval, Nicole Pierce and husband Craig of Belleville, and Ashley Mendez and husband Eddie of Vineland, NJ; ten great-grandchildren; one sister: Wanda Wernsman of Salem; also several nieces and nephews.

Janet is preceded in death by her parents: Howard Cook and Dorothy Martell; husband David Featherling, and a brother: Dale Cook.

Janet was a member of the Central City Baptist Church. She liked sewing and will be remembered for being a loving mom, grandma, and great-grandma. Janet’s family and God was the two most important things in her life.

A Celebration of Life Service for Janet L. Featherling will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia with Pastor Alan Nollman officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at the Funeral Home. Due to the recent CDC guidelines, those who attend the visitation or service please wear facemasks and social distance while in the facility.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Centralia Humane Society and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Featherling family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.comĀ or the Funeral Home’s Facebook Page.