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Gracia E. Phelps

Friday, June 10, 2005

Gracia E. Phelps, 91, of Slater, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Pam Sebastian will officiate. Bethany Weiker, organist, will play "Beyond the Sunset" and "It is Well With My Soul." Burial will be in the Salisbury City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Slater Presbyterian Church in Slater.

Born Dec. 31, 1913, in Neosho, she was the daughter of the late William and Gladys Dunn Johnson. On June 15, 1946, in Kansas City, she married Gene Phelps, who survives of the home. She was a member of Slater Presbyterian Church in Slater, the Vivian Lessley Study Club and served as district president of the Federate Women's Club. She and her husband owned and operated Phelps Clothing Store in Slater for 40 years, until their retirement in 1987.