Leona Jean Phelps

July 19, 1942 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 76)

Leona Jean Phelps, 76, of South Haven, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born July 19, 1942 to Eugene and Leona (Ocunpaugh) Coffey in Allegan. Leona married Tom Phelps, Sr. in 1962. They shared 57 years in marriage. She was a co-owner of American Twisting in South Haven and worked up until her retirement in 2016. She was a graduate of Fennville Public Schools.

Leona is survived by her husband – Tom Phelps, Sr. of South Haven, children – Tom (Tara) Phelps, Jr. of Fennville, Toni Phelps Gohn of South Haven, and Tony Johnson of South Haven, siblings – Robert Coffey of Lawrence, Joseph Coffey of Ann Arbor, and Kim Martin, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Services will be announced at a later date. 

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