Jimmie Joe Phelps, age 81, of Brown Springs, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
Jimmie Joe Phelps, age 81, of Brown Springs, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. He was born Sept. 22, 1931, the son of Joseph and Nettie Sirratt Phelps. He was a retired cloth cutter and diesel mechanic and a former member of the Lion's Club. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and member of the Anchor Baptist Church at Brown Springs.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Langley Phelps; one son, Dr. Gregory Alan Phelps and his wife Bonita of Columbia, Ky.; one brother, Frank Phelps and his wife Wayne of Mer Rouge, La.; and two sisters,, Bonnie Roberts of Magnolia, and Mary Ferree of Ft Worth, Texas.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, in the Anchor Baptist Church with Bro. Caleb Lewis, Bro. James Calhoun and Bro J.L. Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Delamar Cemetery near Manning. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
Memorials may be made to Anchor Baptist Church or Brown Springs Mt. Morriah Outreach. Sign the online guestbook at www.ruggleswilcox.com.