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Clothiele “Teal” Davis Phelps, 91, of Savannah, Georgia, and widow of Vernon Gordon Phelps, died Monday morning, August 15, 2022, at Memorial University Medical Center.

Born in Louisiana, Teal received her Master’s Degree in Education and retired from the Clayton County School District. She was adept at teaching reading to special-needs children. Teal believed everyone should be able to read and made sure each of her students received personal attention. She was also a talented seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for her children. Teal loved animals and would spoil her dogs. A very generous lady, she would do anything to help her family and friends.

Survivors include her son, Steven “Steve” Gordon Phelps and daughter-in-law, Shirley Kelly; great-grandson, Steven Gordon Phelps III.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.


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  1. Boo and Raymond says:

    We were so sorry to hear about your mother. She was very special to you and you and Shirley have done such an amazing job of taking care of her for many years. Nothing prepares you for losing your mother no matter how old they are. We send our condolences and prayers for you and your family.
    Boo and Raymond

  2. Donna Epstein says:

    Shirley and Steve ,

    So sorry for the loss of your mom . May her memory always be for a blessing . She was truly blessed to have you two take care of her. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys .

  3. Sandra & Ralph Satterwhite says:

    So sorry for your loss, Praying your wonderful memories will be greater than your pain. Our Love, Sandra & Ralph

  4. Maranda says:

    My condolences to you both. I pray for peace and easy times for you both.
    -Frank Moore & Co.

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