Joyce Faye Phelps Creel
January 17, 1955 - February 16, 2021
Joyce Faye Phelps Creel, age 66 and a resident of Franklinton, died Tuesday morning February 16, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center. She worked as a seamstress at Rutter Rex in Franklinton for several years, then began a 34 year career making and installing interiors for the Orleans Casket Company before retiring. Joyce loved to play cards and visit with her family. She enjoyed going to her favorite casino and loved to play the slot machines. Joyce liked to visit with the people she met and always shared excellent advice with anyone that needed it.
Survived by: Husband of 48 years: Danny Creel of Franklinton
Siblings and Their Spouses: Curtis and JoAnn Phelps of Franklinton, Mary Jane Allen of Folsom, Glenda Gail Horton of Philadelphia, MS, Martin John and Kelly Phelps of Biloxi; God Child: Brady Polkey and his father Grady Polkey; Also numerous nieces and nephews that she loved dearly and treated as her own children.
She was preceded in death by her parents John Phelps and Gertrude Walker Phelps, sisters Dorothy Lee Brooks, Geneva Bell, Betty Ann Carnegie, a brother William Charles Phelps, niece Cindy Polkey and nephew Charles Wayne Phelps.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Friday February 19th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm Friday with Rev. Rick Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplarhead Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Lynn Allen, Christopher Allen, Gavin Dedon, Brady Polkey, John Smith, Peyton Allen
Honorary Pallbearers: Zachary Phelps, Nicholas Phelps, Brian Hyde