Eleanor R. Phillips, 71, Thaxton

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    Eleanor Rose Phillips, 71 of Thaxton, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012 at her home. She was born on Saturday, Aug. 24, 1940 in Thaxton, a daughter of the late James Eli Rose and Eva Jane Johnson Rose.
    She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Pascal Rose. She was previously employed with Vinton Weaving and was a member of the Stoney Creek Rebekah Lodge 103.
    Surviving is her husband, Donald Phillips; a daughter, Audrey Frigiano, husband, Ralph of Spring Hill, FL; a son, Michael Phillips; three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two sisters, Willie Rose Witt of Thaxton, Elsie Rose White of Staunton.
    Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 2 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Bob Sowder officiating. Interment followed in Peaks Presbyterian Church   Community Cemetery.
    Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home Cremation Service, Bedford.