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Shirley Darlene Phelps

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Shirley Darlene Phelps, 70, of Owensboro, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born March 12, 1950, in Ohio County, Kentucky, the daughter of Estil and Gracie Marie Swift Phelps.

Darlene was full of life and a joy to be around. She loved to sing and play her guitar as well as color and play games. She adored her baby doll, Peggy Sue, and took her everywhere she went.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Pharris, and two brothers, James Lewis and Eugene Phelps.

Darlene leaves behind to cherish her memory, her angels of care, Strategic Partnerships, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Ed Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Rosine Cemetery in Rosine, Kentucky. Friends may visit from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left by visiting Shirley Darlene Phelps memorial tribute at

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