Elsie Phelps, age 88, of Somerset, KY., departed this life on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at her residence.

Elsie was born on April 9, 1930 in Hail, KY., to the late Monroe and Mary Bell Haynes Stringer. She was a homemaker and loved her family and church family. She also loved talking to her family, cooking, sewing, and quilting.

She is survived by three sons, Jerry (Brenda) Phelps of Burnside, KY; Richard Dickie (Janet) Phelps of Burnside, KY; and Carley (Vickie) Phelps of Burnside, KY; one daughter, Wanda (Arnold) Flynn of Somerset, KY; five grandchildren, Ashley (Brian) Weinrich, Tammy (Jamie) Robinson, Troy (Tara) Phelps, Corey (Rachael) Phelps, and Madison Phelps, and five great-grandchildren, Braxton and Breanna Robinson, McKenzie Weinrich, and Tyler and Tripp Phelps, a brother –in-law, Paul Owens of Somerset, KY; several nieces and nephews, and her best friend, her dog, Josie.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jay L Phelps, whom preceded her November 23, 1995, five brothers, Delbert, Denny, Guy, Doyle, and Raymond Stringer, two sisters, Ruby Owens and Pauline Tapp, one grandson, Jody Flynn, and one great-grandson, Tucker Phelps.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 4:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Dawson and Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating. Burial will be at Slate Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Slate Branch Baptist Church Building Fund.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Elsie Phelps.