Edith Mae Phelps

Wilburton, OK
 Edith Mae Phelps

 Edith Mae Phelps, 84, of Wilburton, OK, passed away Friday, June 5th, at Sparks Regional Medical Center, Ft. Smith,  County, Ar. 

Edith was born in Wilburton, Oklahoma on January 4, 1931, a daughter of the late Dorotha Mae (Stephens) and Elza  Gill.

She worked in child care at head start.

She attended Church of God of Prophecy Quinton, OK . 


She was the wife of Thurman Leroy Phelps, Sr.. On December 22, 1945, they were married at Wilburton, Oklahoma. 

Edith is  survived by 
three daughters, Mary, wife of  Dale Breeding, of Heavener, Oklahoma; 
Thelma McCullough, of Union City, Oklahoma; 
Carolyn Coil, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; 
three sons Thurman Leroy, husband of  Jo Phelps, Jr., of Wilburton, Oklahoma; Walter, husband of  Betty Phelps, of McAlester, Oklahoma; Ronald, husband of Tedra Phelps, of Wilburton, Oklahoma; 

Edith is also survived by 
a brother, Donald Gill, of Seminole, Oklahoma. 

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leroy Gill; sister, Lilly Fargo; son, Raymond Edward Phelps; grandson, Billy Gene Phelps.

She is also survived by 8 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren


Services at The Bob Waldrop Memorial Chapel, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10th,  with Rev. C. W. Stoneburner and Mr. Glen Kendrick officiating. 

Interment at Damon Valley Cemetery, OK.