Madeline E. Phelps, 92, Ash, NC died January 19, 2023.
Born in Brunswick County on May 17, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Dennis Evans and Maggie Milligan Evans. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Leon Phelps and siblings, Wendell Ray Evans, Virginia Babson, and Lucille Thorpe.
She was a retired educator in the Brunswick County School system. She was a member of Soldier Bay Baptist Church and the church WMU.
Surviving are her daughter, Brenda Phelps Blake (Edward), Wrightsville Beach and her son, James R. “Ricky” Phelps (Bonita), Ogden; grandchildren, Jessica Phelps-Mundruff, Madeline “Mandy” Godwin, Thomas Blake, and Kendee Ruark; great-grandchildren, Naomi P. Mundroff, Mary Godwin, Brice Godwin, Harper Ruark, and Skylar Ruark.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Brunswick Funeral Service Shallotte Chapel, officiated by the Reverend Jason Benton and the Reverend Hayes Berry. Burial will follow in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Active casket bearers will be Thomas Blake, Andrew Godwin, Thomas Inman, Ricky Phelps, Linwood Graham, and Steve Shepard. Honorary casket bearers will be Don Evans and Mike Evans.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
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