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“Joe, I am stunned and saddened by the loss of Jenavieve. I can't imagine the pain you and your entire family have suffered because of this tragedy....Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: John C. Roberts - Washington, DC

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I will say a special prayer for you today. May God comfort you and bring you strength. Bill ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: William Nutter - Fort Bragg, NC

“I know that there is a time and a purpose in all things. I know that Heavenly Father is watching over you all. What a blessing Jenavieve was to so...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Lucy Caldwell - Kennesaw, GA

“So sorry for your loss. Jenavieve was a great player and an even better person. She will be sorely missed. She will always be remembered by me as...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Robb Brotemarkle - Houston, TX

“I can imagine no greaternlossnthan that of a child. You have my deepest sympathies and prayers in your loss. ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Connolly Falconi - Brandon, MS

“My heart breaks for you loss! I wish you all the strength your family needs and deserves during this trying time... ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: Brian Hirsbrunner - Thornton, CO

“Joe, you and your family are in my prayers. Jerry ”
7 of 35 | Posted by: Jereon Brown - Newport News, VA

“My Prayers and thoughts are with the family. Families are forever ”
8 of 35 | Posted by: Virginia Smither - Temple, GA

“I briefly meet Jenavieve this last August while coaching High School Cross Country team at Freestone Park in Gilbert where she was training. We...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: David PIerce - Gilbert, AZ

“Joe, Jackie, Joseph Jr.and Jonathan, My prayers are with you during this time. I love you all so very much. Jenavieve, Thank you for...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Kevin Albrecht - Ft. Leonard Wood, MO

“We are so sorry to hear of Jenavieve's passing. We moved to AZ at the start of November and Jenavieve was the first person I met in the neighbourhood...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Stella and Terence Hickey - AZ

“Our deepest condolences to family and friends of Jenavieve. She will be missed but it will be but a little while till we shall be together ”
12 of 35 | Posted by: Gary and Ruth Saxon - Bowdon, GA

“Jenavieve was a special spirit that I only had brief moments to get to know. Thank you for raising such a wonderful daughter. My hear aches for your...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Meadors - Douglasville, GA

“I don't think there was a person Jenavieve met that was a stranger. She was kind to everyone. I will never forget her smile and sweet disposition....Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Heather Humecky - Athens, GA

“Jackie and Joe: Our hearts are so full! Jen was a wonderful girl. I remember Jackie, your introduction to me in the Atlanta temple before she left on...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Sid and Linda Moulton - GA

“To the Phillips family, our deepest condolences. May God continue to grant you peace at this difficult time. We will continue to keep your family...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Johnnie Lattimore - Atlanta, GA

“She will be missed for now! But one day there will be a great reunion for her family. Until that day may she stay busy in her new home. ”
17 of 35 | Posted by: Clint Brooks - Winston, GA

“No wonder Jen was such a special daughter of God.Her great parents, Joe and Jackie, are wonderful examples. My heart aches for your loss. I pray God...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Brenda Parson - Puyallup, WA

“Dear Joe and Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences to you and your family during this most difficult time. Aggie...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Agatha (Aggie) Gutierrez - KS

“Philips Family- We send our love and prayers to you at this time. I met Jenavieve when I served my mission in Atlanta, Georgia. Jenavieve was a...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Shianne Ramos - durham, NC

“Jackie and Joe Our family mourns your loss and we have offered prayers for Jenavieve and your family. It's difficult to really express our heartfelt...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Michael and Beverly German - GA

“Dear Jackie, Joe, Joseph, Jonathan and Kate, My heart aches for you. You must know that Jen has always been in God's hands; she is just...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Pudge Farmer - RUFFS DALE, PA

“Jenavieve and I met at her parents house about two years ago. We clicked right away. She had the personality that everyone loved. Jenavieve, my...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Jennifer Windley - Lithia Springs, GA

“Jenavieve and my daughter (Jacquelyn Redman) spent many years playing soccer together. I’ll remember Jenavieve as a young woman with a big heart,...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Annette Eger - Suwanee , GA

“I have never met Jenavieve in person but just by exchanging numerous emails/letters and inspiring phone calls I have been beyond impressed by her...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Tina Hermann - Würzburg, Germany

“Jenavieve was the first person that I became friends with when I moved back to GA. I will surely miss you, my friend, my sister. God had another plan...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Tameka Jenkins - Douglasville, GA

“We love you Jenavieve so very much and are grateful to have had you as part of our lives...You are a amazing example of Christlike love and always...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Michael and Laura Wallace Dallas

“When you walked into the office you were all smiles and full of energy. I did not get to spend time with you but the little I did I was impressed. I...Read More »
28 of 35 | Posted by: Jane Wolfe - Gilbert, AZ

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this tender time in your lives. My daughter, Annie, played soccer at BYU with Vieve. Most importantly,...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Sue Zwahlen - Modesto, CA

“I've only known Jenavieve for a short time while working at Alpine Valley Bread, however her bright smile and zest for life was contagious. Her smile...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Krista Darrach - Mesa, AZ

“Jenavieve is my best friend and sister, my rock, she always made sure i was ok. she never hesitated to call me, and i always knew i could call her if...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Kimberly Faye Carter - marietta, GA

“Jenavieve was an amazing friend. An example of strength and love. She was an inspiration to us all and an example of true christian. Jenavieve was a...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Sara Johnson Clark - Kennesaw, GA

“Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. I am soo deeply sorry for your loss. May God be with you all, and comfort you in his loving arms. ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: Brittany McCrum - Clairton, PA

“Joe, Jackie and family, Our love, prayers and sympathy go out to you during this most difficult time. May God Bless you. love Clair and Teresa...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Clair & Teresa Anderson - GA

“The staff of Whitley Garner at Rosehaven extends our deepest sympathy to the Phillips family. ”
35 of 35 | Posted by: Don Greene


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Jenavieve Phillips age 28 died on November 16, 2012 in Gilbert, Arizona. Born December 19, 1983 in the Republic of Panama she is survived by her parents Joe Phillips and Jackie Gresh of Douglasville, Georgia, oldest brother Joseph Jr. and his wife Kate and her brother Jonathan. They currently reside in South Korea and Georgia respectively. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles. Even at a young age Jenavieve loved travel and chose just about a year ago to make Gilbert, Arizona her home. An accomplished soccer player she played for and loved BYU Women Soccer and played on the
U-19 National Women Soccer Club Champions in 2003. She also served an honorable full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the California San Francisco mission from August 2008 – March 2010. Jenavieve was also a proud employee of Alpine Valley Bread.

There will be a memorial service to celebrate her life Wednesday November 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Chapel, 230 North Val Vista Drive, Gilbert, Arizona.

Viewing will be Friday November 23, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 am in the Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134.

There will be a Memorial Service in her honor Saturday November 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134.

A righteous daughter of our Heavenly Father Jenavieve Phillips has gone home to Him.

Donations may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints missionary fund in her name as an honoree by going to give.ldsp.org/memorial