Mrs. Phelps, age 62, died Monday, December 10, 2012 at McLaren Medical Center. She was born in Flint on February 23, 1950 to the late Clifford C. and Dorothy M. (Bovee) Roupe. She married Lovern E. Phelps February 10, 1973 in Owosso Michigan and has been an area resident most of her life. She was a member of the Girl Gang .
She is survived by her husband Lovern and their 4 children: Charlotte Phelps and David Ingersoll, Lovern Jr. (Stephanie) Phelps, Christopher Phelps & Erika Tymczak,Anthony Phelps and Crystal Prieur. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren; Brooke and Bryce Watts, Lovern III Phelps, Donovan and Jaden Prieur 3 sisters and a brother; Nora (Ray) Ballou, Janet (Lanny) Rosser, Clifford (Kathleen) Roupe, Bethany Roupe; many nieces and nephews; and her dear friend Carrol Roupe. She was predeceased by her god-daughter, Deanna Davis.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11 AM at the Durand Church of God 10411 E. Newburg Rd., Durand MI. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday, from 2 – 8 PM and on Friday from 10 AM until service time. In lieu of flowers those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the McLaren Ever Living Tree Fund, 401 S. Ballenger Hwy, Flint, MI 48532. Arrangements made with the Hyatt Ewald Funeral Home, 700 N. Monroe St., Bay City, MI, 1-810-266-4611. To sign online guestbook visit www.hyattewald.com