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Obituary for Harold Belle Phelps
Harold Belle Phelps, 93, of Roper died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at his residence in Roper surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 21, 1927 in Washington County he was the son of the late Ruby Phelps Hassell and was raised by his grandparents James Phelps and Sarah Phelps and was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack Hassell, Wayne Hassell and Ronnie Hassell. Mr. Phelps retired from Weyerhaeuser Corporation as a tour foreman and was a member of Zion's Chapel Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife, Maxine Woodley Phelps of Roper, NC; daughters, Gayle Phelps Spruill and husband Jimmy of Roper, NC and Debbie Phelps of Grifton, NC; son, Harold Gary Phelps and wife Diane of Roper, NC; sisters, Laquita H. Peed of Plymouth, NC, Gloria H. Tarkenton of Durham, NC and Sarah H. Reynolds and Carolyn H. Caton both of Roper, NC; brothers, Jim Hassell and Glenn Hassell both of Pensacola, FL; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Zion's Chapel Church of Christ.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.