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Obie Phelps


Obie Phelps
Feb. 27, 1940 – March 4, 2024
Obie Lee Phelps, 84, of Tylertown, died March 4, 2024, at Highland Community Hospital in Picayune.
Funeral services were March 9, 2024, at Dexter Pentecostal Church, Rev. Jerry Terrell, Rev. Mitch Phelps, and Rev. Jason Rockco officiating, burial in the Foxworth Cemetery.
Phelps was born on Feb. 27, 1940, in Magnolia, to the late Ernest Phelps and Zellie Rose Phelps. He was a retired carpenter and veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a founding member of Guiding Light Pentecostal and Dexter Pentecostal Churches.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Rhonda Phelps; granddaughter Lanie Phelps; brothers Billy, Robert, Edgar and Earl Phelps; sisters Dorothy Ready, Rena Dreeszen, Rosa Lee Mote, Patricia Jasper and Carolyn Brown.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years Brenda Phelps of Tylertown; Michael (Ginger) Phelps of Tylertown; Renee (Mark) McElveen of Olive Branch; Mitchell (Esmirna) Phelps of Mooresville, NC; six grandchildren Savannah Dias, Spencer McElveen, Payton Phelps, Elizabeth McElveen, Adyn Phelps, and Isaac Phelps; two great grandchildren Elijah Dias And Gabriel Obie Dias.
Pallbearers were Mark McElveen, Zac Dias, Brent Terrell, Adyn Phelps, Payton Phelps, and Spencer McElveen.
Hartman Jones Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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