Phegley and the former Mildred Mills were married May 3, 1944, in Dexter.
They are the parents of four children: Richard Phegley of Virginia, Linda Hawkins of Gravis Mills, Pam Wooley of Kentucky, and Albert Phegley of Robey. They have 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Jewel Phegley retired from U.S. Army and Silvey Company, and he is an ordained Southern Baptist minister.
Mildred has enjoyed being a homemaker. The couple requests no gifts, please.