She was born April 13, 1924, in Decatur to Willie and Opal (Worden) Slusher. She married Nelson M. Felts on May 8, 1982. He preceded her in death on Oct. 8,2001.
She graduated in 1942 from North Side High School in Fort Wayne, and formerly worked for GE in Fort Wayne after graduation. She moved to Syracuse in 1944. She retired in 1987 from the State Bank of Syracuse as an Assistant Vice President after 27 years of service. She wintered in Lake Wales, la., for many years.
She was a member of the Alturas United Methodist Church in Alturas, Fla., American Legion Aux Post 223 in Syracuse for 65 plus years, and the Knit Wits Craft Club in Lake Wales.
She is survived by: a daughter, Nancy Galloway Feaster, Syracuse; a son, Barry Coy; step-daughter, Cindy (James) Leslie, Leesburg; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a brother, Ned (Zina) Nolan, Monroe, N.C.; a son-in-law, Wynn Schwalm, Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her parents; step father, Fred Nolan; husband; a daughter, Colleen Schwalm; three sisters; a brother; and a son-in-law.
No public visitation or services will be held. Private family graveside services will be held in the Syracuse Cemetery with Pastor Jane Miller of the Goshen Home Care & Hospice officiating.
Memorial bequest may be given to Goshen Home Care & Hospice, 200 High Park Ave., Goshen, IN 46526. Envelopes will be available at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567. To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Felts’ memory please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com