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Jesse N. “Butch” Phelps

Jesse N. “Butch” Phelps, age 76, of Electra, Texas passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, in Vernon, Texas.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Electra.

Jesse was born August 30, 1941 in Frederick, Oklahoma to the late Joe and Della Pounds Phelps.

Jesse proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1960 until 1972.

In 1979, he married Peggy Kreeger in Vernon. She preceded him in death on January 22, 2011.

Jesse was employed by Dorland Machine Shop in Electra for many years. He was an avid Sooners fan and loved to watch them play football. One of his favorite past times was driving around Electra and visiting with his friends. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by his two daughters, Sally Whittington and husband, Ryan of Marietta, Oklahoma and Vicky Switzer of Iowa Park, Texas; three sisters, Ann Marshall of Davidson, Oklahoma, Virginia Carol Edwards of Richardson, Texas and Sally Tolleson of Garland, Texas; five grandchildren, Jackie Bogart and husband, Sean, Staci and Angela Gonzales, Zack and Colton Whittington; and three great-grandchildren, Justin and Dani Bogart and Calliope Gomez.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.

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