Audrey Lenora Phillips, 91, of Geneseo, IL and formerly of Romeoville, passed away at 1:40 am on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the Hillcrest Home in Geneseo, Illinois.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, Illinois. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the service time at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery.
Lenora was born on October 30, 1925 in Ashmore, Illinois to Louie and Audrey (Bitner) Childress. She married Howard Harmon Phillips on November 23, 1942. He preceded her in death in 2005. Surviving are children Gregg (Denise) Phillips of Ora Valley, Arizona and Virginia Gail (Fred) Richards of Colona, IL; six grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, son Gary Phillips and brother, Louie Childress, Jr.
Lenora worked in the lunch room for Romeoville School District for 26 years. Lenora loved baking and quilting. She was loved by everyone who knew her. She was a member of Christ Church of Colona. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.