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  Born: January 12, 1942
  Place of Birth: Durant, OK
  Death: March 5, 2012
  Place of Death: Denison, TX
  Occupation: Mechanic
  Organizations: Emmanuel Baptist Church
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Bill Phelps
January 12, 1942 - March 5, 2012
Bill Phelps of Durant passed away March 5, 2012 in Denison, TX at the age of 70. Bill was born January 12, 1942 in Durant, OK to Douglas Johnson Phelps and Willie Alma “Johnnie” Beal Phelps. He married Bobbie Jo Whitmire on January 1, 1959 in Durant. Bill worked as a mechanic for many different motor companies and he owned his own mechanic shop at one time. Bill was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mead. He enjoyed music, singing, going to Branson, fishing, but he mostly enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Paul Douglas Phelps, Leo Phelps and Buddy Phelps.

Bill is survived by his wife Bobbie Phelps of the home, daughters Debra Bledsoe and husband Wayne of Silo, Darlene Phelps of Silo, sons Steve Phelps and wife Shannon of Kenefic, Ricky Phelps of Silo, Stacy Phelps and husband Lisa of Lone Grove and Kyle Phelps and fiancé Molly of Kenefic, two special needs foster children Dusty Miller of the home and Mariah Miller of the home, two sisters Tommie Jean Johnson of Durant and Margie Covey and husband Bill of
Odessa, TX, grandchildren Collin, Tyler, Jessica, Melissa, Jeremy, Chad, Randall, Maya, Peyton, Bonnie and Pam, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Lewis officiating. Family hour will be held 6-8 PM Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Brown’s Funeral Service Durant. Interment will be at Silo Cemetery with Tommy Rowland, Jerry Lowery, John Helmer, Val Lucas, Wayne West and Randy Cloyd serving as pallbearers. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Funeral services are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service Durant.


Celebration of Life

Thursday March 8, 2012, 2PM at Emmanuel Baptist Church
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Family Hour

Wednesday March 7, 2012, 6-8PM at Brown's Funeral Service Chapel
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