Shirley Burton Phelps

Published 11:48 am Friday, March 23, 2018

Shirley Burton Phelps died on March 21, 2018.

She was born on Oct. 27, 1937 in Davie County to Johnnie and Nannie Burton. She was a homemaker, who loved to crochet and work in her garden. She was a Duke basketball fan. Mrs. Phelps was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

Preceding her in death were: her husband of 49 years, Thomas A. Phelps Jr.; her parents; step-mother, Eupharzine; brothers, Robin and Herbert Burton; sisters, Ruby Burton, Mildred Holder, and Doris Barnes.

Surviving: her 3 children, Phyllis Hundley (Steve), Tommy Phelps (Michelle), and Donna Spurlock (Scott); 6 granddaughters, Jessica Henning, Rachel and Lauren Phelps, Ashley Welborn, Candy Holland and Bethany Spurlock; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Abbie Stanley; brothers, Johnnie Burton Jr., William, Rodney and James Burton.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory with the Rev. Danny Hauser officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel.

Memorials: to a charity of your choice.