Maude W. Phelps
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Virginia Beach - Maude W. Phelps, 92, born in Sandy Ridge NC, went to be with the Lord on May 1, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband of 60 years William "Bill" Phelps.
Maude was a retired Salesperson for JC Penney and spoke fondly of working at the Seaboard Railroad and Norfolk Naval Shipyard during the 1940's.
She is survived by her children David Phelps (Suzanne) of Virginia Beach, Dianne Pigford (Tommy) of Chesapeake; Grandsons Will Phelps, Taylor Phelps, and Dillon Pigford; one sister, Ruth Avis Hawkins of Greensboro NC and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home from 6-8 pm Friday, May 3, 2013 located at 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk VA 23502. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Memorial Methodist Church located at 804 Gammon Rd. Virginia Beach VA 23464. Interment will immediately follow service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Charitable donations may also be made to Memorial Methodist Church. Special thanks to caregivers, Tina Gentilini and Dawn Feldt and the staff of Sentara Hospice House. Condolences may be left for the family at www.woodlawngroup.com.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 2, 2013