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Janet Whitley Phelan

October 9, 1959 ~ November 8, 2022 (age 63)
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Janet Whitley Phelan, 63, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at her home.

She was retired from the North Carolina Department of Correction and enjoyed traveling, especially going on cruises and she never met a stranger. Janet was an avid gardner and was blessed with a green thumb and loved knitting, sewing and crocheting.

Janet is survived by her husband of 19 years, Charles Davit Phelan; daughters, Tiffany (Berry) Hofeling, Tara (Nick) Carson; mother, Mattie Pearce Whitley; step- children, Kimberly Phelan, Robert Phelan and Andrew Phelan; sister, Joyce Stallings; brothers, David (Lynn) Whitley, D.L. (Wanda) Whitley, Jerry Whitley and her grandchildren, Myriam, Tabitha, John, Jack, Nadia, Chloe, Isabella, Elizabeth, Jade, Carlos, Christian, Ryder and Logan. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Whitley.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2022 at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, 1581 Bethlehem Church Road, Youngsville, NC. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Monday prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 103 W. Franklin Street Louisburg, N.C. 27549

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November 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church
1581 Bethlehem Church Road
Youngsville, NC 27596

Graveside Service
November 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
1581 Bethlehem Church Road
Youngsville, NC 27596

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Janet Phelan

October 9, 1959-November 8, 2022

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