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Lillian Louise (Hodge) Phelps

January 10, 1938 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 83)


Wallace, SC


Lillian Hodge Phelps, 83, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021.  She was born on January 10, 1938, in Chesterfield, SC.

Mrs. Phelps was a daughter of the late Pearly Hodge and Carrie Hodge.  She and her husband, Rhodes Phelps, were married 53 years.  She was a former supervisor at Pine Plains manufacturing in Cheraw, SC and later took on a head supervisor position in upper management with Skyline manufacturing in Cheraw, SC.  Mrs. Phelps was a faithful member of the Church of the Nazarene in Bennettsville, SC of which she has been a member for many years.

Mrs. Phelps was a faithful Christian who loved the Lord and her church family.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She enjoyed doing cross word puzzles and spending time with her family.  Mrs. Phelps was always the first to check to see how someone was doing and never left the house without a treat for the grandchildren.  She enjoyed watching them grow and would send cards through the mail to celebrate holidays and their achievements. 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Phelps was also preceded in death by her brother, Carlton Hodge and her sisters, Shirley Alexson and Pauline Spells.

Mrs. Phelps leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 53 years, Rhodes Phelps of Wallace, SC; her children, Michael James of Wallace, SC; Betty (Ricky) Rummage of Wallace, SC; and Bobbie (Phillip) McElveen of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Wyatt Rummage of Wallace, SC; Amy Driggers of Wallace, SC; Jacob McElveen of Cheraw, SC; and Kimberly (Justin) Robertson of Cheraw, SC; and a great grandchild Gareth Robertson of Cheraw, SC.

A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens in Cheraw, SC.

On behalf of the family of Lillian Phelps, we would like to thank you for your presence here today.  Your presence shows the love and concern that you have for this family.  She was greatly loved and she will be greatly missed.

Psalm 23

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Graveside Service
November 17, 2021

12:00 PM
Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens
1265 US Hwy 1
Cheraw, SC 29520

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