Kimberly Ann Phelps Bater

June 30, 1970 - July 11, 2009
Kimberly Ann Phelps Bater

Kimberly Ann Phelps Bater, 39 of Wilmington formerly of Brockton, MA and Burlington, NC. died Saturday July 11, 2009 with her family at her side.

She was preceded in death by her father Ronald Paul Phelps, grandson Joshua Dale Carroll, Jr and longtime companion Michael Ray Deprey.

Kim is survived by her mother Carol Elizabeth Phelps, daughters Christa Lee Carroll and husband Joshua, and Breanna Michelle Bater, sons William Francis Bater, Jr. and Nathaniel Cruz Bater, grandchildren Bryan Alexander Bater, Dustin Paul Carroll and Haleigh Ann Carroll all of Wilmington, sisters Kathleen Marie Smith, Wilmington, Karen Lynn Phelps, Toni and Lisa Boyce – Novo , of Fall River, MA, step daughter Samantha Cornell, Brockton, MA and stepson Shane Abdill, Jacksonville, NC as well as numerous close friends and family members.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service where the family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00PM.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 117 Village Rd NE # E., Leland, NC 28451-7413 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 401 Harrison Oaks 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • July 14, 2009
    Mark Jones says:
    Kim, you you be very much missed! I will always remember my "footsie buddy" and the moments I had with you just before you left us here on earth. Love you Kim!

  • July 13, 2009
    Lori Dimeo says:
    my prayers go out to my family and Kim will be missed dearly my most fond memory was teaching Kim how to drive ....That was fun :}Love Aunt Lori

  • July 13, 2009
    Cassie Miller says:
    Hey everyone, I love all you guys and im here for you if you need me. I know im all the way in the texas but im only a phone call away. I LOVE YOU !!

  • July 13, 2009
    Jo Ann & Austin Merriman says:
    Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family at this time of great loss and sadness. Kim was a sweet and loving person

  • July 13, 2009
    Adam Zalt says:
    A Cousin that was like a mom when I was young. I will miss you.