LaDonna Lynn Phelps, a beloved member of the Newton Falls community, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 16, 2023. LaDonna was born and raised in Elberton, Georgia to Leon and Lillian Reynolds Garrett. She graduated from Elbert County High School and later attended Athens Technical School where she received her nursing degree.
LaDonna dedicated over 30 years of her life to the field of nursing, working tirelessly to provide care and comfort to those in need. She retired from her last job at Victoria House in 2021, but continued to find joy in her hobbies and passions. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, sewing, baking, playing the piano, and painting pictures.
On April 25, 1995, LaDonna married the love of her life Walter Phelps. She is survived by her mother Lillian Reynolds Garrett; husband Walter; sons Wesley Davis and Tyler Phelps; daughter Julie Davis; brother Keith Garrett; sisters Saronda Reynolds-Harris and Tammie Reynolds-Williams; three grandchildren: Bella Davis Phelps (age 4), Avery Davis (age 3), and Tyler Wade Phelps (age 1); as well as three great-grandchildren: Adeline Wade (age 1)