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Phelps, Eleanor E.

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March 6, 1933 - June 11, 2011

Phelps, Eleanor E.

Eleanor Ethel Dobias Phelps of Irving, Texas passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 78 years old. Eleanor was church secretary for Pastor Howard Richarson of Gates of Glory Church. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Doubletree Hotel, 4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas 75244, Pastor Howard Richardson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eleanor’s memory to the Genesis Women’s Shelter, 4411 Lemmon Avenue, #201, Dallas, Texas 75219-2389, 214-389-7700.

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Susan Roberts

June 20, 2011 10:25AM

I'm greatly saddened by the passing of Sister Eleanor. She was a true blessing in my life, a wise counselor, and wonderful friend. I know we'll meet again - this is only a brief parting. My sympathies to her family and to our church family.

Love, Susan


Brenda E Bowling

June 17, 2011 9:23PM

I was so sorry to hear about Eleanor's passing. I know she is with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I was very privileged to know this great lady for a short time. She will be missed greatly; but we know we will see her someday in the Presence of God Almighty.


pat nguyen

June 16, 2011 9:53PM

She was a wonderful sweet woman. She will be greatly missed.


Winifred Grantges ( Winnie & Aaron)

June 16, 2011 6:52PM

Pastor Howard and The Gates of Glory Church family.

What a wonderful woman woman of God Sis Elanor is. We will surely miss her. We love her and you guys!

Sis Winnie and Br. Aaron


Rebecca Garcia

June 16, 2011 4:45PM

My condoences to the family.

God bless you!


Audrey Boyd

June 16, 2011 2:22PM

May God bless the family of Sister Eleanor during this time of grief and bereavement. May you find comfort in this, she is not dead but resting in the bosom of Jesus. Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
Be comforted and know that God loves you and will keep you in your time of need.

God bless all family members and loved ones
Minister/ Evangelist Audrey Boyd and family


Alan & Mary Rosenkrans

June 16, 2011 1:57PM

Our Prayers & thoughts go out to all of the beloved family members - We pray God's strength & comfort for your lives through this difficult time.

We thank God for the privilege & blessing of having known Sis. Eleanor - She was (is) a tremendous asset to our Chruch family, and our lives have been forever changed because of her.

May the Lord bless & keep you all.
W/Love, Alan & Mary Rosenkrans


Tina & Jasmine Nichols/Patty Blevins

June 16, 2011 1:53PM

Our deepest condolences for your loss of this amazing woman of faith, she will be greatly missed. Heaven won a champion, now resting in the arms of Jesus for eternity, forever in our hearts, mighty legacy behind to remember. She always had something nice to say about everyone, loved unity, believed in this ministry with all of her heart until her last moments here with us. We will always cherish her always.


Margaret Clark

June 16, 2011 12:20PM


Rebecca McNeely

June 16, 2011 12:05PM

She was a true Woman of God. She will be missed greatly by so many. But I'm so happy because now she has even greater peace than she has ever had before.


Amber Wilson

June 16, 2011 11:54AM

My prayers are with Eleanor's family, friends, Pastor Howard Richardson and Gates of Glory. Eleanor was a very loving, sweet, woman of God. She was very honest and faithful. Eleanor was such a big part of the Gates of Glory ministry and she will be missed!


Gene & Luevera Robert

June 16, 2011 10:38AM

To the family of Ms. Eleanor Phelps, we share your loss and lift you up in prayer. Ms. Eleanor will be missed by many from the Gates of Glory Church. She was dedicated and served the ministry with all her heart.


Morgan Koen

June 16, 2011 12:01AM

Your giving and caring ways made me feel that I mattered,that I was important and I couldn't be more grateful. You had a way of making every person you came across feel special.The best characteristic of you was the amount of time you devoted to each person. You gave us all the most precious gift in life, which was your love. We will all miss you. love, Morgan


David & Felicia Richardson

June 15, 2011 11:27PM

I Have had the pleasure of knowing this wonderful woman. I personally worked along side this great lady.I have never met a woman such as her with her helpfulness,dedication,loyalty and love. She was always there with a prayer in time of need and a helping hand. This is a great loss for all of us but what a great gain for heaven. You will be truly missed and we love you.
David & Felicia Richardson


Kathy Armstrong

June 15, 2011 10:28AM

To the Family of Sis Eleanor Phelps: Thank you so much for sharing Sis Eleanor with us. Ministry is such a demanding and life giving call and sometimes we dont see family as much as we would like, but when you love what you do as much as she did it was worth it all. She has such a huge family at the Gates of Glory Church and we want to Love and Embrace You as she did us. God Bless You


Neal & Karen Spencer

June 15, 2011 10:23AM


Elizabeth Waters & Family

June 15, 2011 12:54AM

Eleanor,
I'm glad I got to tell you again That I love you when we talked.

You will be missed by us all.

R&E Waters


Pete & Cathy Spano

June 14, 2011 7:58PM

Sister Eleanor we love you and we will miss you! Truly a life well lived! To your family we lift up our prayers. We pray that the God of all comfort Jesus Christ will bring you great peace in this time of sorrow!


Jessie Benford

June 14, 2011 6:46PM

Sis Eleanor was a great insperation, to us @ gates of glory church she will be solely missed she was one of a kind she was an example of dedication she will not be easily replaced.I will miss her greetings when enter into the services on Sundays and making sure that I have suietable seating.


Debra Justice

June 14, 2011 6:09PM

Sister Eleanor I will miss you dearly I extend wishes of God's Comfort & Peace to your Family. I know you are with Jesus. You had the most beautiful spirit, I felt so Loved by you.

Debra Justice


Debra Bruce

June 14, 2011 4:46PM

My prayers and thoughts are with all the family