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Mrs. Joan Hilyer Phelps

Obituary for Mrs. Joan Hilyer Phelps

January 5, 1955 - October 5, 2017
Easley, South Carolina | Age 62


Joan Hilyer Phelps

Mrs. Joan Hilyer Phelps, 62, wife of the late Barry Linn Phelps, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Greenville, SC, a daughter of Anne Reeve Hilyer of Easley and the late William Joseph "Joe" Hilyer.

Joan was retired from the Pickens County Library, sharing her love of reading with the children of Pickens County. She also was previously employed with Easley Presbyterian Church Children's Education, and Head Start Center in Easley and authored 2 books to assist elementary teachers.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a daughter, Hilery Phelps Hennessee (Brad) of Easley; a grandson whom she adored, George Hennessee; a brother, William Britt Hilyer (Susan) of Pickens; a sister, Sherry Hilyer Briggs.

A private service will be held by the family.

The family sincerely request, that in lieu of flowers, please read a book in Joan's memory to a loved one.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown Easley, which is assisting the family.

Services will be private for the family

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305 West Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
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