Tyran Vannerick Phelps


Tyran Vannerick Phelps, age 53. Sunrise February 7, 1968 and Sunset February 23, 2021. He was a 1986 graduate of Mansfield Senior High.

Tyran is preceded in death by his father Theo Phelps Jr.

Tyran leaves to cherish his memory mother, Joyce E Smith; grandmothers, Ruth Jefferson and Annie Mae Johnson; brothers, Theo Phelps III, Todd Seals and Olisseo Phelps Sr; sisters, Takeshia Smith, Tecka Jackson and Tasha Phelps; special nieces, Theon’Junae Phelps and Theyonna Phelps; special friends, Homer Barrett, Spencer Howard, and Mann Franklin; and a host other nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Tyran will truly be missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.

Private Visitations 11:00 AM and Private Funeral Service 12:00 PM Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Providence Baptist Church, 112 W 6th St,. Mask and Social Distancing are required.

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  1. Debbie S Jefferson

    Gone 2 soon will miss u cuz just wished u happy birthday now I have to say goodbye rest easy love u

  2. Our sincere condolences to Teddy and the Phelps family. May God bless and keep you strong during this difficult time.
    Love from Mini Alexander and Family

  3. Sayro (Pumkin) Horn

    My condolences for the family he will be missed. We’ve been in school together from kindergarten and after we graduated from high school still friends. May you rest easy bro.

  4. Monica Kaye Harris & Family

    To the family, I know that your heart is aching at the loss of our beloved Tyran and words cannot take that pain away. Please know that God loves you and I pray that He gives you peace and strength during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Tyran you are loved and will never be forgotten.

  5. Jay & Mary Douglas, family

    Dear Joyce and Teddy,
    Jay and I send our DEEPEST SYMPATHY to you and the entire family and you are in our prayers
    May the GOD of all comfort give you a PEACE beyond your understanding to get through this
    trying time. We send our LOVE to each of you..

  6. My deepest condolences to Joyce, Teddy and the entire Family of ours. I am so sorry to hear this. Rest in Peace Tyran , you will be missed. Our Prayers sent to you all. May God give you strength and understanding. From The Jefferson Family

  7. Lowell Jefferson

    Condolences to the Phelps family, we are so sorry for your loss.
    From the Jefferson family: Lowell, Gloria Jean, Clyde, Genevieve & Niecy

  8. Melissa Treadwell

    RIP Tyrant sincere condolences to the family. He was my neighbor and a good friend, gone but not forgotten!!

  9. Melissa Treadwell

    RIP Tyran sincere condolences to the family. He was my neighbor and a good friend, gone but not forgotten!!

  10. Stephanie Brubaker

    Joyce, teddy, family Tyran will greatly be missed. you are in our prays. Dean and Stephanie, Kids (Brubaker)

  11. Mr and Mrs Battle

    We love you and your family heartfelt condolences at this time

  12. Shela, Brooks and the Blanchard Family

    My deepest condolences and prayers to the entire family of Tyran. May God strengthen you, and wrap you in his arms of love, comfort and peace during this difficult time and the days ahead.

  13. My condolences goes out the family

  14. Joyce my condolences goes out to you and your family and my prayers are with you at this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace around your family and friends. May God comfort and give you strength in the days ahead.

  15. De Arco Stillwell

    Going to miss you uncle love You

  16. My condolences to the family much love and respect tyran he will be greatly and sadly missed

  17. There are no words that can make your hearts stop from hurting from the loss of Tyran but know this please that I Love You All and pray for your calming to come soon. God Has another angel that He Needed Home is all I can understand and one day as I was taught We Will See Each Other Again. This Is Our Faith And Peace To Get Us Through These Days. Please Stay Strong Family Because These Days Are Hard But Jehovah God Still Got You All In His Grasp And One Soon I Pray HE Will Bring Your Peace Within Your Hearts. Amen. Amen.

  18. Elder Tyree @ Daisy Shine

    May God Bless and Comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Selena Cunningham

    So sorry for the loss of tyran, my thoughts and prayers go out too the entire Phelps family and yah mom, too my brother Theo I’m so so sorry bro my heart hurt for you I love you and remember just a phone call away

  20. We would like to extend our condolences.
    May you draw comfort from God as he help you to
    cope with the heavyweight of your loss. Thinking of you all.

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