Dorothy Rose Phelps 91 of Taylorville passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at 3:06am at her daughters residence. She was born January 15, 1921 in Taylorville the daughter of John Wl and Clara Fay (Stacy) Lowry. She married Don R. Phelps on June 29, 1947 he preceded her in death on March 26, 1975. She was a homemaker and clerk at Jubelts Bakery until her retirement. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville. She trusted Christ as her Savior as a teenager and loved the Lord with all her heart. Dorothy loved studying God's word and was a prayer warrior committed to daily conversation with God. She was a faithful, charter member of Grace Baptist Church. Her second love was her children and her grandchildren
She is survived by Son John W (Barbara) Phelps of Merrillville, IN, Daughter Jenna S (John) Briggs of Taylorville. Grandchildren Heather (Robert) Greene of Joliet, IL, Joel (Jennifer) Phelps of Portage, IN, Hollie (Don) Rosenski of Portage, IN, Matthew Briggs (Angie Worker and children Clayton and Galton) of Pana, IL and Amanda Briggs of Indianapolis, IN, Great-Grandchildren Regan, Jarrett and Caleb Greene, Jordan, Joshua and Jakob Phelps, and Brandon Breanna and Collin Huff, Sisters Dorris Dewhirst of Indianapolis, IN and Mary Lou McGarry of Charleston, IL. Preceded by Parents, husband Don, Brother Johnny, Sisters Georgia and Helen, Brothers in law Arlie Dewhirst and Frank McGarry, Several Nieces and Nephews.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Grace Baptist Church, Taylorville, IL. Funeral will be 11 am Monday, July 30, 2012 at the Grace Baptist church in Taylorville with Pastor Philip Neumann officiating. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral sercives. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville.