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James Phelps, May 11, 2024


James Cleveland Phelps, aged 80, of Shelbyville, TN, passed from this life on May 11, 2024, after an extended illness at Vanderbilt Harton Hospital.
A native of Moore County, TN, James was born on December 29, 1943, to the late Louis James Phelps & Ruthie Louise Warren Phelps Bridges.
Mr. Phelps was owner and operator of Champion Auto Electric for 30+ years. He enjoyed reading his Bible daily and going fishing.
He is survived by his two children, James Lewis (Pam) Phelps of Shelbyville, and Renee (Richie West) Lamb of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Travis, Courtney, Matt, Drew, Autumn, Joshua, Jonathan, Ashlee, Logan, and Fallon; great grandchildren, Jayden, Mady, Macy, Paige, and Paisley; and brothers, Thomas Phelps, Daniel Phelps, and David Bridges, along with several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16th, 2024, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Warren officiating.
Visitation with the family was held Thursday, prior to memorial service beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital @ www.stjude.org.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.