From our April 26, 2001, edition.
Thomas Phelps, age 84, died Monday, April 16, 2001, in Clarendon.
His body was donated to Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock.
No services are planned. Arrangements
were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of
Phelps was born January 24, 1917, in Lelia Lake and was a lifetime
resident of Donley County. He
was a farmer and later worked as a barber for several years before his
retirement. He was a US Army
Air Corps Veteran of World War II, having served in the 411th Bomb
Squadron. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.
was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Phelps, on February 7, 2000.
include one brother, Hugh Phelps of Terrell, Texas, and three sisters,
Dorothy Breedlove of Clarendon; Mildred Hayes of Panama City, Florida; and
Frances Lloyd of Rock Hill, South Carolina.
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