James Clifford Phelps
James Clifford Phelps, 60, of Dix died 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1, 2004, at his 
He was a farmer and former coal miner.

Mr. Phelps was born April 27, 1944, in Boyd to Harold J. and Cora Mae 
(Harvey) Phelps. He married Donna F. (Hays) Phelps July 2, 1976, at 
Salem Nazareen Church; she survives.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Osborn Funeral Home 
in Dix. Jonathan Schnautz will officiate. Burial will follow at Boyd 
Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Osborn 
Funeral Home in Dix. 

Mr. Phelps is survived by his mother, Cora Mae Phelps of Dix; his wife, 
Donna F. Phelps of Dix; sons James Kevin Phelps of Dix, Terry W. Phelps 
of Dix and Chris L. Creps of Havelock, N.C.; daughters Rhonda Crawford 
and husband Danny of Dix, Tina F. Newcomb and special friend Roy Ward 
of Dix and Tonya L. Benjamin and husband Aaron of Mt. Vernon; 13 
grandchildren; a brother, Joseph B. Phelps of Caseyville; and a sister, Neva 
Sue Carter of Mt. Vernon. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Ada Harvey; and 
his father. 

Mr. Phelps was a veteran of the Army National Guard, where he served 
from Sept. 12, 1964, to May 17, 1970. He was of the Pentecostal faith. He 
attended Rome Grade School, Woodlawn High School and J.C. College.

Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and 
will be received at the funeral home at any time. 
For more information you may contact Osborn Funeral Home in Dix at 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 8-3-2004 
Submitted by: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 

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