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Frances Elizabeth Peebles Phillips, 92

Frances Elizabeth Peebles Phillips, 92

Frances Elizabeth Peebles Phillips, 92, passed away at Life Care Center in Hendersonville on April 22, 2014.

She was the daughter of the late George Chestnut Peebles and Rubye Moring.

Frances moved at age 4 with her parents to Hendersonville, where she graduated from Fassifern School for Girls. She married Don Barber and together they operated Barber's Studio on Main Street until Don's death in 1973. Frances continued operating Barber's Studio until 1978, when the building was sold. Frances Phillips devoted her life to her family, home and the creation of beauty in all she touched.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Barber of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and her neice, Mary Louise Barber of Hendersonville.

A memorial service for Frances will be held at 2 p.m. May 6, 2014, at St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of America.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd& Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.