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Darlene Faye Phillips

July 14, 1927 ~ March 26, 2018 (age 90)

Darlene Faye Phillips, 90, of Hopedale, OH, passed away March 26, 2018 at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH.

She was born July 14, 1927 in Grinnell, Iowa, a daughter of the late Herbert and Faye (Otto) Smith.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Phillips; son, Audra Lee Phillips; daughter, Bunnie Jo Barnhart; brothers, Herbert Smith, Jr., Gene Smith, William Smith, Dickie Lee Smith, and Jackie Clay Smith; and grandson, Shaun LeVasseur surviving is his daughter, Shauna.

Darlene is also preceded in death by her late in life partner, Richard Smith.

She was a member of the Bordeaux Baptist Church, Nashville, TN.

Darlene was a dedicated Christian and loved her God.

She and her husband, owned and operated Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Pensacola, FL. People would come from all over to enjoy a meal at Phillips Seafood.

Darlene was an Omsbudsman, which helped and worked with abused children.

She was an expert seamstress.

Darlene was kind, caring, loving, and a mother to all.

Darlene is survived by her daughters, Bonnie (Lyle) Beckjordan and Wally (Dean) Wells; son, Roland (Linda) Phillips; grandchildren, Chris (Alison) Phillips and their daughter, Kaci, Deanna (Chip) Jackson and their children, Deva, Olivia, and Elise, Bradlee (Kate) Miller and their children, Brennan and Charlie; and Bonnie (Codey) Bowman and their children, Tyler, Levi, Seth, Alex, Kane, and Kara; and great great grandchildren, Layla, Mia, and Elijah.

Private arrangements have been entrusted to the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, Wintersville.

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