Elizabeth A. (King) Phelps, 96, of Berkley, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at Woodward Hills, Bloomfield Hills. She was born Nov. 16, 1910, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Mrs. Phelps resided in the Oakland County area for more than 70 years and also spent about 20 years in Florida. She retired from Allied Supermarkets as an accountant after 30 years of service. She was head of the pricing department at the time of retirement. She was an avid golfer and bowled into her 80s. Mrs. Phelps was predeceased by husbands, Harold B. Phelps and Bernard D. King; plus four brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Bernard (Mary) King of Irvine, Calif., Virginia King, SLW, of Chicago, Ill., and Barbara (Kenneth) Criger of Berkley; sister, Phoebe Marshall, SLW, of Chicago; 10 grandchildren, 13 greatgrandchildren and three greatgreat grandchildren. Visitation, 38 p.m. Thursday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W. 11 Mile, Royal Oak; scripture service, Thursday evening at the funeral home; in state, 9:30 a.m. Friday until the 10 a.m. Mass is celebrated at St. Columban Catholic Church, Birmingham, officiated by the Rev. Sylvester Taube; burial, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield; memorials, Sisters of the Living Word, 800 N. Fernandez Blvd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Online, www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on Oct. 16, 2007.
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