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Helen M. Phelps, age 90, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She was born on January 30, 1927 in Linesville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Neva (Dodge) and Chauncey Penfield.
Mrs. Phelps was a 1945 graduate of Linesville High School. On Feb. 1, 1943, she married Delos Franklin Phelps. She worked for Namco Control of Jefferson for many years. Mrs. Phelps was a member of the First Baptist Church of Andover and of the church's Ladies Ministry. She enjoyed reading, making crafts and spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Phelps is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty-six years, Delos F. Phelps; an infant son, Bruce Phelps; two daughters Barbara K. Kellar and Loretta Frankito Davis; a grandson, Jerry F. Horton Drnek, Jr.; two sisters, Josephine Repko and Betty Gotwalles; five brothers, Ted, Allen, Victor, Stuart and Harry Penfield; and step-great-grandson, Stephen.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan F. (Raymond) Drnek of Williamsfield; two sisters, Ruth (Noddy) Weatherton, and Leila Blood; a brother, Jack (Barbara) Penfield; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. at
BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, 134 Prospect St., Andover, with Rev. Jimmy W. Meadows officiating. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home from 12 Noon until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 5236 Stanhope Kelloggsville Rd, Andover, Ohio 44003. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com
Published on March 16, 2017
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