Fela Vanlalfela Colney

  • Born: August 1, 1969
  • Died: October 23, 2021
  • Location: Greenwood, Indiana

Singleton & St. Pierre Funeral & Cremation Services

7602 Madison Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Vanlalfela "Fela" Colney of Greenwood, Indiana passed away on October 23,2021 of a heart attack. Fela was born to Pastor Lalhluna and Tlanglawmi Colney in Falam, Myanmar on August 1, 1969. After graduating from Dinthar High School in Aizawl, Fela attended Spicer Memorial College (SMC) in Pune, India.

After moving to the United States, Fela married the love of his life, Zioni Colney on November 18, 2007 in Sligo SDA Church, Maryland. Fela and Zioni were blessed with two children, Omi and Akima. Fela started his career in the United States working for the Food and Drug Administration, but quickly found his footing in the plumbing business. After working 16 years as a plumber with the Roto Rooter Plumbing company, Fela started his own plumbing company, Colney Plumbing and Drain Service, in 2019.

Fela was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, and a devoted member and Church Elder of the Indiana Mizo SDA Church. Fela was kind, generous and always the first to help when someone was in need. He was liked by all who met him. He never met a stranger.

In addition to his wife and children, Fela is survived by his parents: Pr. Lalhluna and Tlanglawmi Colney, his siblings and their spouses, Pr. Lalchansanga h/o Ramsangpuii Colney, Pr. Vanlalnghaka h/o Hmingthansangi Colney, Lalrinmuani w/o Ishmael Azmi, Lianmami w/o Lalchungnunga Bawitlung, Lalthangmawii w/o Rokunga Ralte, Rinthanzuali w/o Lalnghinglova Colney, Lalthangveli w/o Pastor Lalmuasanga Chawngthu, Rinthanmawii w/o David Lalrinawma Hauhnar, Rinthanpuii w/o JH Sangkhuma, Valaltana Colney h/o Lalhmingmawii Varte, and Laldingliana h/o R. Lalrindiki Fanai . He also leaves behind a host of cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

He is preceded in death by his younger brother Vanlalkima Colney.

His loved ones look forward to the day where they can finally be reunited with him. As the word of God says "Surely, I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come Lord Jesus."

A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Singleton and St. Pierre Funeral Service & Cremation Services, 7602 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Additional visitation will be held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. at Indiana Mizo Seventh-day Adventist Church, 850 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood.

Arrangements are in the care of Singleton and St. Pierre Funeral & Cremation Services.