Joyce Evelyn Phelps, age 76, of Swartz Creek, Mich., died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek with Donnie Martin officiating.
Interment will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Fair Dealing, Mo..
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Thursday, March 27, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, March 28, at Sharp Funeral Home.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice or Swartz Creek VFW Post.
Mrs. Phelps was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Missouri, the daughter of William and Ruth (Ponder) Jacks. She was a very active member of the Swartz Creek VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking for her family, spending time in Northern Michigan where she had walked the Mackinaw Bridge several times.
Surviving are two daughters, Marla Martin; Carla Martin, both of Swartz Creek; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Jacks, of Bloomington, Mo.; sister, Bonnie Reeling of Salem, Ark..
She was preceded in death by her son, Keith, in 2001 and husband, Ken, in 2003 and six siblings.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Bernetta Alexander, Marilyn Summers and Linda Russo for their care and support.
Friends may share an online condolence on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.