Helen S. Phillips,98, of Owensboro, passed away November 21,2022. She was born July16, 1924, the youngest of ten children to the late Jasper and Emma Ijames. Suzanne, as she was known to her friends, graduated from Daviess County High School in 1943. She went to work as a 'Rosie the riveter' at Servel in Evansville, Indiana supporting the World War II cause. In 1945 she married Fred W. Phillips who preceded her in death as well as a son Fred Anthony Phillips, and all her siblings. Suzanne was a homemaker who loved to cook, a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, and a person who was always willing to help those in need.
She is survived by her children, Danny (Debbie) Phillips, Emma (Butch) Baker; grandchildren, Bradley (Blake) Baker, Amy Baker (Matt Rowling),Will (Laine Evans) Baker, Erin (Rob) Alvey, Emilee (Brandon) Ritz; great-grandchildren, Marissa Vincent, Paige Vincent, Ethan Alvey, Ella Alvey, Bella Ritz, Reith Baker, Evelyn Baker, and Elle Baker.
Services are private. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
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