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Elenore Genevieve Phillips (Glaefke)

November 20, 1928 - April 21, 2022

Memorial service will be 4:00 pm Sunday May 1st at Freedom Hill Church in Sweet Home.
Memorial contributions can be made in her name to Freedom Hill church of Sweet Home. P.O. Box 400, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386 or 2470 Main Street, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386.

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Elenore Genevieve Phillips, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in Fossil to John A. and Dilla Viola (Beymer) Glaefke.

She has lived in Sweet Home, Estacada, Fossil and Shaniko and Pollock Pines, California.

Elenore was a nutrition Coordinator at Kidco Head Start. She also volunteered and was Director at Sweet Home Gleaners, FairShare and the Oregon Food Bank. Her goal at Sweet Home Gleaners was to help people help themselves. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Elm Street Baptist Church, Sweet Home Mennonite and Freedom Hill all in Sweet Home at various times in her life.

She loved reading, puzzles and traveling. Her sense of adventure was famous! If there was an alternate route that went into territory unknown, Elenore was always ready to take the adventurous path.

Elenore is survived by her children: daughter Diana and her husband Robert Williams of Sweet Home, son Richard and his wife Chong Hui Phillips of Sweet Home, Daughter Tonna and her husband Steve McGee of Conway, Arkansas, Ancie and her husband Bruce Smith of Sweet Home, Lori Sharp of Sweet Home, son Allen Lee and his wife Anna Peck of Creswell, daughter Norma Northorn of Alaska, daughter Carol and her husband Bill Walker of Woodburn, daughter Lorraine Chips of Washington, son Bruce Phillips of of Salem; daughter-in-law Kandy Phillips of Walla Walla, Washington; 30 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 49 great great grandchildren; 15 great great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husbands: Gordon Waterhouse in 1953, Allen Peck in 1963, Henry Phillips in 2003; sons: Duane Ray in 2011, Jim Lee Phillips in 2008, William Roger in 2017 and William Ray many years ago.

Memorial service will be 4:00 pm Sunday May 1st at Freedom Hill Church in Sweet Home.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name to Freedom Hill church of Sweet Home. P.O. Box 400, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386 or 2470 Main Street, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com