Wilma K. Phelps, 97
Wilma K. Phelps of Roundhill, KY passed away at Christian Healthcare Center in Bowling Green, with family at her side on Thursday, September 22, 2022. She was 97 years old.
Born to the late Estill and Trula Toms Keown, Wilma is also preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Nicholas Phelps. She is survived by her cherished children Terry Phelps and his wife Dr. Vicky Lease of Bowling Green and Sharri Phelps-Womble and her husband Dr. Phillip C. Womble of Cottontown, TN; her dear sister Reva K. Stevens of Bowling Green and several beloved nieces and nephews.
Wilma retired after more than 30 years working as a Teacher’s Aide and School Secretary with the Butler County Board of Education for the 4th District school. She loved caring for the schoolchildren and never missed an opportunity to extend her kindness to someone in need. Raised on a farm in Butler County, KY, Wilma was passionate about gardening and caring for her pets. She lived through many decades of change and was one to keep up with the times. In her spare time, you could find her enthralled in a challenging crossword puzzle or spending time with her family.
The family of Ms. Wilma K. Phelps would like to sincerely thank the caring staff of Hosparus as well as the nurses and staff at Christian Healthcare Center for their dedicated time and caring devotion.
Visitation will be held on Sunday September 25th, 2022 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and again on Monday September 26th, from 10:00am – 12:00 pm with a chapel service to begin at 12:00pm, all at Cone Funeral Home, 1510 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104.
Interment to follow at Big Reedy Church of Christ Cemetery, 2368 Caneyville Rd., Roundhill, KY 42275.
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