Georgeanna R. Phelps

March 3, 1935August 12, 2013
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Georgeanna R. Phelps, 78, of Homosassa, passed away on Mon ., Aug. 12, 2013 at her home. A native of St. Petersburg, she was born March 3, 1935 to Lawrence and Geraldine (Ash) Michael, one of two children. In her working life, she served as a lab technician in several physician’s offices and moved here in 1969 from Clearwater. Mrs. Phelps was a founding member of Springbusters, and along with many volunteers and members of her family, was directly responsible for the opening of the Bluebird Springs in Homosassa. Georgeanna was also a founding member of WeCare Food Pantry as well as a member of the Homosassa Civic Club and the Southwest Citrus Democrat Club. Mrs. Phelps is survived by her four children: Christian “Fred” Lutz (Lori), Perry, FL; Dawn Smith (Lynn), Omaha, NE; Robert “Ed” Phelps, Jr. (Nicole), Homosassa and Taylor Phelps (Pam), Homosassa; sister Virginia Jackson, Brooksville; cousin Craig Marlett, Crystal River; grandchildren Stephanie, Steven, Sharisse, Tarin, Travis, Nicole, Devin, Lee, Sawyer, Amanda, Logan and Cheyenne and great grandchildren Summer, Shawna, Alexis, Madisyn, Brayden, Christian, MacKenzie and Austin. Georgeanna was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Robert E. Lee Phelps, Sr., on Oct. 13, 2005. Funeral Services will be held on Sun., Aug. 18, 2013 at 12:30 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. Interment will follow at Galilee Cemetery in Chiefland at 3:00 P.M. Friends will be received from 10:30 until time of service at Wilder Funeral Home.


  • Friends Will Be Received Sunday, August 18, 2013
  • Funeral Service of Remembrance Sunday, August 18, 2013
  • Graveside Prayers Sunday, August 18, 2013

Georgeanna R. Phelps

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johnette loefgren

September 14, 2013

Georgeanna was a great friend to me and a fine person. She made a mark for good in this world.
Johnette Loefgren,(her niece)

Nora Dollar

August 21, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Jody & Bill Dalbow

August 20, 2013

As we are never ready for loss please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers..

Karen Barnett

August 18, 2013

Georgeanna was a tireless champion for the Homosassa Community. Her efforts, along with the Springbusters, to restore Bluebird Springs showed true passion and dedication. She will be missed.

August 17, 2013

Our condolences and best regards to the family and friends of Georgeanna, a very kind and considerate lady.

Renee Christopher-McPheeters and family

Theresa Waldron

August 17, 2013

I am very thankful to have known Georgeanna. Such a wonderful woman and trooper. Her & Robert's memory will always be in their accomplishments here.

Carolyn Hogan

August 16, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Maura Wood

August 15, 2013

To Fred & Dawn:
So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing...she was a great lady and loved Homosassa!

Janice Tibbetts

August 15, 2013

I didn't know Mrs. Phelps as well as her friends or family, but when I would see her and talk to her she was always kind and had a sweet smile. To Taylor, Pam and family, my deepest sympathy.

Louise Kelley

August 15, 2013

So sorry to hear about her home-going. Prayers of comfort for the family. RIP, Georgeanna....