Darra Phelps

Alton | Thursday, November 12 2020 |

Darra Lynne Phelps, 59, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2020 at her home.  Born October 11, 1961, in Oceanside, CA, she was the daughter of Alicia Jeanne Dryer of Alton.  She trained as a nurse and was a mother to five children and many more.  She was a member of the former Elm Street Presbyterian Church.  On December 6, 1991 she married Brent Phelps in Alton.  He survives. 

Along with her mother and husband, she is survived by three daughters, Sara Lichtsinn of Brighton, Amanda Phelps (Matt Kramer) of Wood River, and Tess Phelps of Alton, two sons, Bryan Lichtsinn (Nichole) of Columbia, IL, and Brent Phelps (Katie) of Florissant, MO, eight grandchildren, Brayden, Lynleigh, Brendan, Harper, A.J., Holden, Ensley, and Bryson, and her mother-in-law, JoAnn Phelps of Godfrey.  Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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