Joyce Juanita Phelps, 58, of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, known to her family and friends as Judy, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Judy was born May 11, 1960 at Hartshorne, Oklahoma to George and Onita Maxwell of Talihina, Oklahoma. She attended Talihina schools. Judy married Robert Phelps on May 2, 1977 at Wilburton, Oklahoma.
She worked for Tyson Foods as a supervisor and had been there for forty years. She was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, George and Onita Maxwell; brothers, Stephen Maxwell and Alvin Bost.
Judy is survived by her loving husband, Robert; daughter Tonya Cooke and husband Steven of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Hagen Smith, Lexie Smith and Cameron Cooke all of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; also survived by her sister, Ann Driver of Talihina, Oklahoma; brothers, Richard Rose of Texarkana, Texas and Gene Rose of Talihina, Oklahoma. She left behind many other relatives, loved ones and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are being handled by Bunch-Singleton Funeral Home of Broken Bow, Oklahoma.