John R. Tayloe

Maxine Lorena WindhamAge: 69 years19342004

Maxine Lorena Windham
Birth June 17, 1934
Lung Cancer

Death June 15, 2004 (Age 69 years)

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Maxine Windham Phelps of Cary, formerly of Windsor, died Tuesday June 15, 2004 after a short battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Phelps 10 years ago. She is survived by her three children, Dennis Phelps and his wife, Jane of Holly Springs, Alan Phelps of Cary, and daughter, Wendy Brown and her husband, Dennis of Cary. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She had two grandchildren, Brandy and Daniel Phelps and two step grandchildren, J C and Logan Whitley. Mrs. Phelps was an award winning crafter and long time participant of the Christmas Carousel Show. Her legacy of uniquely designed ornaments will live on through her family and friends. She was a graduate of the Hardbarger College, and kept the financial books for her family business. She worked in the accounting department for nine years at Oxford University Press before retiring in October 2003. She was a member of the Westwood Baptist Church and a former member of the First Baptist Church of Cary. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Brown- Wynne Funeral Home 200 SE Maynard Rd. in Cary. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Westwood Baptist Church at 200 West High Drive in Cary. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Westwood Baptist Church Building Fund. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the longtime group of friends who supported her through out her life: The Golden Girls, Gleaners and Swingin Rubys. Also thank you to her doctors and nursing staff of Wake Med Cary Hospital during her brief illness.