Jessie Edward Phelps

Jessie Edward Phelps, 74, of Havana, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Russellville. He was born Jan. 18, 1939 in Delaware, Ark., to Earl Jessie and Goldia Faulkinbury Phelps.

He enjoyed fishing, reading, gardening and sharing it with family and friends. He was of the Assembly of God faith.

He is preceded in death by Karen Phelps Ickenroth; brothers, Billy and Roy Phelps; and a sister, Pam Cotner.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Diane of Havana; one son, Jessie Edward Phelps, Jr. of Ola; two sisters, Earlene Hope of Greenwood and Vivian Phillips of Blue Mountain; and several nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.