Graveside funeral service for Mr. Charles E. Phelps, age 87, of Lynchburg, TN, will be conducted at 12 PM on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Mulberry Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held at 10 AM until 11:30 AM on Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Charles was born on April 14, 1932 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Floyd E. and Cora Bell Phelps. He was a member of Lois Church of Christ and The Elk River Antique Tractor Association. He worked as a farm equipment mechanic for Yearwood and was a volunteer firefighter. Mr. Phelps passed away on June 19, 2019 at St. Thomas Rutherford.
Survivors include his children, Debbie Page of Estill Springs, TN, Sandra Phelps (Dan) Freeland of Tullahoma, TN, Thomas E. (Thereasa) Phelps of Kelso, TN, and Larry Lee (Angela) Phelps of Mimosa, TN; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Stevenson Phelps, and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dellrose Volunteer Firefighter Tractor Ride, PO Box 371, Fayetteville, TN 37334.