Jean E. Phelps

Jean E. Phelps, 92, of Parkersburg, departed this life on Feb. 22, 2014, at Ohio Valley Healthcare of Parkersburg, following an extended illness.

Jean was born March 19, 1921, in Parkersburg, a daughter to the late Fred H. and Kathryn (Wilson) Phelps.

Jean worked for 36 years in the accounting office of the former FMC Corp. of Parkersburg. She was a longtime member of Christ United Methodist Church of Parkersburg, where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for over 40 years. Later, she was a member of Stout Memorial United Methodist Church of Parkersburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Thelma Phelps.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Dr. Paul Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donantions can be made in Jean’s name to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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