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In Memory Of
Betty Lou Phelps
1945 2024

Betty Lou Phelps

January 28, 1945 — June 11, 2024

Betty Lou Phelps, 79, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. Betty was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt B and friend to all. She loved volunteering at the food bank and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing her.

She was born on January 28, 1945 in Louisville, Kentucky to Naomi Shain. She is preceded in death by her mother, Naomi (Shain) Heffington; and husband, Leland Phelps.

Betty is survived by her loving family, son, Todd (Betty) Abney; daughter, Lynn (Steven) Ray; grandchildren, Lacey (Matthew) Pardue, Shain Abney, Aloria Ray, Isabella Ray, Dorian Ray; great-grandchildren, Arabella Pardue, Ryker Pardue; brothers, James (Margaret) Shain, Ricky (Hope) Vaughn; as well as a host of extended family and friends to cherish her loving memory forever.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Southwest Louisville Chapel, 10304 Dixie Highway. A celebration of her life will be at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Southwest Louisville Chapel. She will be laid to rest privately at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, Kentucky at a later date.

Betty's service will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click Here to view the service.

The family requests that contributions in Betty ’s memory be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

10304 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40272

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

10304 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40272

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