Ricky Lynn Phelps, 47, of Covington, died Dec. 10. He was born in 1960 in Newton County, where he lived all his life. Mr. Phelps attended Rainbow Ministries in Porterdale and worked with Pastor Clara Lett. He enjoyed playing horseshoes and fishing.
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law Andy and Debbie Cartledge; grandchildren Ashton Cartledge, Sydney Cartledge, Cody Cartledge; mother and step-father Betty J. and John L. Cordell; sisters Vickie Stevenson, Beverly Clark; brothers Mark Phelps and Jeff Phelps, all of Covington; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Floyd Street chapel of Caldwell & Cowan with Pastor Clara Lett officiating. Interment followed in Porterdale Baptist Cemetery.