Loretta Crosier Phelps, 55, died Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. Loretta was born December 24, 1963, the daughter of James Hoover and Ethel Goodwin Crosier.

In addition to her father, Loretta was preceded in death by a sister, Diana Crosier Allen.

She is survived by her mother, Ethel G. Crosier of Goldsboro; son, Richard Lee Whitley of New Bern; daughter, Sierra Dawn Whitley of New Bern; sister, Virginia Baker of Greenville; brothers, James Thomas Crosier of Greenville and Joseph Louis Crosier of Kinston; and 2 grandchildren.

There are no formal services planned at this time.