Ruth Phelps

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Ruth Cale Phelps, 73, died Thursday, August 7, 2008 at her son’s home. She was born in Bertie County on December 28, 1934 to the late William Odie and Belva Parker Cale and was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Phelps. Ruth was a member of Creech Memorial Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

The Rev. Tom Ravan held funeral services on Sunday, August 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Creech Memorial Baptist Church. Burial followed in Ahoskie Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte and husband Bart Riddick of Ahoskie, NC; a son, Dale and wife Debbie Phelps of Ahoskie, NC and Justin Phelps of Nashville, TN; a brother, Merle T. Cale of Spring Hope, NC; sister-in-law, Violet Sheppard of Washington, NC; grandchildren, Lindsey and Ethan Phelps, Erin and Alex Riddick, all of Ahoskie, NC; and a great-grandson, Landon Phelps of Ahoskie, NC.

The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at Walker Funeral Home, Windsor and at other times from the home of Dale and Debbie Phelps, 320 Baker St., Ahoskie. Memorial gifts may be made to Creech Memorial Baptist Church, 502 Lloyd St., Ahoskie, NC 27910. Condolences may be directed to Walker Funeral Home of Windsor served the Phelps family.