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“What a beautiful lady inside and out. A life lived in love and surrounded by family. Nothing could be better here on Earth. She lives on in...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Kimberly Lytle - Orlando, FL

“Pam, so sorry for your loss..friend from Montrose. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: mark lambert - south charleston, WV

“My condolences to the family on the loss of a wonderful woman. I remember the annual pumpkin carving parties at Debbie's growing up. Veda was...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Coraleen "Cork" - Coram, NY

“I worked with Veda for many years at Mountaineer Gas. She always lit up the room with her smile and was a pleasure to be around. She was a very...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Lori Cox Shaffer - Charleston, WV

“Veda was one of a kind and will be surely missed by many friends, family and co-workers. My heart goes out to all who loved her... ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Joe and Debbie Dignan and family - WV

“Debby and family, Steve and I were so sorry to hear about your mother. Know that you and your family are in out prayers. Steve and Alecia Lette ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Steve and Alecia Lette - Nitro, WV

“my mom could not swim..she kicked her feet,,moved her arms..then sank like a rock..she has taught people how to swim even coached the glendale pool...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: deb dickerson - nitro, WV

“I am so so sorry to hear. She had such a big heart. I know she is in her glory in heaven. Love and prayers ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Ronda Holstein Branneman - IN

“Aunt Veda you will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Sorry we are unable to make it. Love, Tim, Wendy and Zach Rhodes ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Tim, Wendy & Zach Rhodes - FL

“Aunt Veda I will always remember the smiles you carried with you and gave out to everyone. You where a special lady and the Lord is so lucky to have...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Brian Rhodes - Jacksonville, FL

“so very sorry for your loss alexpraying for youlove and prayers for peace and comfort ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: sheila manley - charleston, WV

“Veda, was such a special person. I will miss her dearly. I felt as if I was part of her family the first time I met her when my sister married in...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: sherry Lewis Davidson - San Diego, CA

“Please accept our condolences in the loss of Veda. She was a kind and generous woman in everything that she did. I enjoyed speaking with her on...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: William "Doug" Park (Park Family) - WV

“RIP Veda, you will be missed!!! ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Arleen Holstein - Greenwood, IN

“Veda was a dear freind and coworker. She had such a wonderful laugh and was always so cheerful. I always admired her devotion to her work, but...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Costello - Charleston, WV

“Love you ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Linda and Dennis Bates - IN

“Aunt Veda was my very special aunt I will miss her greatly. I am sending my love and prayers to all my family sorry I can't be there. All My LOVE ...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: LeAnn Rhodes - Macclenny, FL

“She was a very special lady loved by all. She will be missed. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Adrienne Browning

19 of 20 | Posted by: TIM CASTO - WINFIELD, WV

“Goodbye Veda We will all miss you so much. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Hilda Gravely - Scott Depot, WV

Veda L. Phelps, 79, of St. Albans, went to be with her Lord, Saturday, February 23, 2013.
She was born January 13, 1934, in Nitro, a daughter of Herbert and Louise Rhodes. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James K. Phelps, sister, Elizabeth Ellen Rhodes, and brother, Herbert A. "Sonny' Rhodes.
She retired from Mountaineer Gas Company after 22 years of service. She was presently the receptionist with C & O Motors, St. Albans. Veda was an active member of Twin City Bible Church, Nitro. She was always willing to give her time, talents and help to others. She was a loving person that will be missed by all who knew her.
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Debra Dickerson and her husband Walter, of Nitro, Pam Hall and her fiancée Bob Alonso, of Clarksburg,
James K. Phelps, II and his wife Debra, of Orlando,Fl, grandchildren, Amy McGrew, of Charleston, Mark A. Hall, II, and his wife Wendy, of Teays Valley, Justin Hall, of St. Albans, Jason Hall and Carla Johnston, of Teays Valley, James K. Phelps, III, and Joshua Phelps, both of Orlando, FL, great grandchildren, Alex, Steven, Shane, Mark "Trey", and Dylan, sister, Lynn Russell and her husband Tim, of St. Albans, brother, Gary Rhodes and his wife Joyce, of Jacksonville, Fl, special extended family, Tony Alonso and family, Todd and Christina Alonso and family, Tish Alonso and Jenny Campbell and family and Patty Alonso and a host of friends and her church family.
Celebration of Veda's life will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Twin City Bible Church, Nitro with Pastor Scott Bandy officiating. Entombment will follow in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane.
Gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at