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Obituary for Carita Jackson Phelps
Carita Jackson Phelps, 94, of Plymouth died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson.
Born December 8, 1922 in Washington County she was the daughter of the late Raleigh Jackson and Annie Jackson and was preceded in death by her husband, Eli A. Phelps; sisters, Myrtle Jackson, Isabel Boyd, Lydia Bowen and Edythe Harris and brother, Sherman Jackson. Carita was a homemaker and bookkeeper for the family farm and a member of Zion's Chapel Church of Christ where she served as Sunday School Teacher and choir member for many years.
Her family includes her sons, Eli J. Phelps and wife Donna of Rocky Mount, N.C. and George R. Phelps and wife Rebekah of Charles Town, West Virginia; grandchildren, Eli J. "Rusty" Phelps and wife Jennifer of Grimesland, N.C., Timothy Phelps and wife Susan and Merritt Roane and husband Greg both of Rocky Mount, N.C.; great granddaughters, Kayleigh and Huntington Roane both of Rocky Mount, N.C.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Zion's Chapel Church of Christ , Roper with Mark Wilmoth and Arnold Pressey officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 to 12:00 at Zion's Chapel Church of Christ. Memorial gifts may be made to the Zion's Chapel Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 99, Roper, N.C. 27970.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.