Truby Stump

June 24, 1941 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 80)



Truby Stump 80, of Phelps, Kentucky entered into rest August 30, 2021 at her home.  She was born June 24, 1941 in Pike County.  Truby was the daughter of the late Jake Eldridge and Hazel New.  She is also preceded in death by her loving husband Western Arvil Stump.  Two sons, Randy and Teddy Stump.  One brother, Junior New. 

Truby loved her family.  Being a mother and wife was her passion.  She also loved cooking and fishing.  Truby was a devout Christian and of the Old Regular Baptist faith.     

She is survived by her brothers and sisters:  Georgia and Jimmy Jennings of Ohio.  Ernest and Alice Lester of Phelps, Ky.  Woodrow (Bunk) New of Freeburn, Ky.  Homer New, of Ohio.  Frankie and Teressa New of Ohio.  Linda and Johnny Peters of Ohio.  Don and Liz McLaughlin of Pikeville, Ky.  David New of Ohio.   Michael and Teressa New of Blackberry, Ky.  Jimmy and Patty New of Ohio. 

Truby’s surviving children:  Debra Hurly of Ohio, Donna and Frelin Dotson of Phelps, Ky.  Tammy Johnson of Michigan, Sandy Stump Wolford of Phelps, Ky.  Terry Stump of Phelps, Ky.  Ashley and Kenneth Maynard of Belfry, Ky.  A host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Dalton Jace Wolford. 

Truby loved the Lord.  She is remembered by loving the Lord’s Prayer.

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever and ever.  Amen. 

Visitation will begin at the Jones and West Chapel of Phelps, Ky.  September 2, 2021 at 6:00.  Services starting at 7:00 p.m. with Otis Blankenship and Chester Keithly officiating.  Funeral Service will be Friday September 3, 2021 at the Jones and West Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Burial in the family cemetery at Smith Fork.  Serving as Pallbearers will be family and friends. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones and West Funeral home of Phelps, Kentucky.  The guestbook may be signed at

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