Grady Lee Phelps
October 30, 1939 - October 28, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Tuesday October 30, 2018, 6:30-8PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Wednesday October 31, 2018, 11AM
Mill Creek Baptist Church
1562 Mill Creek Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Grady Lee Phelps, 78, of 1665 Billy Hicks Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, October 28, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Phelps was the son of the late Roy Edward and Bessie Sally Phelps and husband of the late Jean Evans Phelps. Mr. Phelps worked for A&P for 25 years and later Food Lion for 13 years. He was a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church and the Robert Wade Sunday School Class. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Matthew Phelps and Phillip Phelps.
Mr. Phelps is survived by three children: Beverly Whitlow and husband, Barry of Timberlake, Kevin Phelps and wife, Tonya, of Timberlake, and Derrick Buchanan and wife, Joan of Fayetteville; mother of his children, Faye Hawkins Phelps; one stepson, George Tingen and wife, Emily of Roxboro; two sisters, Louise Barber, of Durham and Rachel O'Briant, of Roxboro; grandchildren: Shaun Whitlow, Tyler Whitlow, Victoria Phelps and Delaine Phelps; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, at Mill Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Dion Loving and the Rev. Dr. M. David Chambers. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:30-8 PM Tuesday at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Beverly and Barry Whitlow, 578 Roby Barton Rd., Timberlake, NC.
Pallbearers will be Shaun Whitlow, Tyler Whitlow, Chris Phelps, Ken Phelps, Ronald Phelps, and Craig Barber.
Memorials may be made to Mill Creek Baptist Church, 1562 Mill Creek Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27573 or Antioch Baptist Church, 677 Antioch Church Rd., Timberlake, NC, 27583.