Martin Etheridge Phelps

Martin Etheridge Phelps

January 14, 2021, 57, Jason –

Martin Etheridge Phelps, 57, died suddenly Thursday, January 14, 2021 at home. He was born in Tyrrell County on May 31, 1963 to the late Arthur E. Phelps and Evelyn C. Phelps. He spent most of his life as a truck driver but was skilled in many trades.

A graveside service to celebrate Martin’s life will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Cobb Cemetery on Cattle Gate Road in Jason, NC.

Martin is survived by his two sons, Taylor Phelps and Daniel Phelps, his Mother, Evelyn Phelps, brother, Timmie Phelps, sisters, Rebecca Scott and Juanita Phelps, 3 grandchildren, special friend Linda Benson, 4 nephews, 3 nieces, and his former wife and mother of his children, Renee D. Phelps.

In keeping with Martin’s generous spirit, he made the decision to be an organ donor so that others may benefit. The family strongly encourages others to follow in his footsteps on organ donation.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Greene County EMS at 201 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Snow Hill, NC 28580. The family would also like to express their sincere gratitude to the ambulance personnel with Greene County EMS.

Online condolences may be expressed at Obituary lovingly submitted by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.