August 17, 1928 - December 30, 2016
Alice “Arlene” (Ferryman) Phelps, 88, of North Lewisburg passed away December 30, 2016 in Memorial Gables in Marysville.
She was born August 17, 1928 in Woodstock, Ohio the daughter of Albert and Georgia (Hunt) Ferryman. She attended Woodstock High School and was a 1946 graduate of Fairbanks. She was a Boy Scout den mother, 4-H leader, custodian at North Lewisburg UMC for several years and a member of the North Lewisburg UMC. She loved baking cakes, cooking and being a homemaker.
She is survived by her children, Pamela Spain of North Lewisburg , Judy Jackson of Bellefontaine, Linda Rutan of North Lewisburg, Alicia (Carl) Davis of North Lewisburg; sons, Gary (Stephanie) Phelps of North Lewisburg, Dennis (Chris) Phelps of North Lewisburg, Douglas (Amelia) Phelps of North Lewisburg, Steven Phelps (Connie) of Bellefontaine, son-in-law, Larry Longberry, 20 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Marion Phelps on September 20, 2003; her daughter, Sharon Longberry; brothers, Wayne, Phil, Vern and Paul Ferryman, granddaughters, Amy Longberry and Madalyn Cara Phelps, great grandsons, Jordan Edley and Jacob Robert Phelps; and son-in-laws, Paul Rutan and Dan Spain.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on January 5, 2017 in the funeral home with Pastor Brian Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.