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Imogene "Jean" Hinkle Phares

January 20, 1926 — November 19, 2022

Burlington

Imogene "Jean" Hinkle Phares

Imogene “Jean” Hinkle Phares, 96, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2022 surrounded by her family.  She was born, January 20, 1926 in Kline, WV and was the daughter of the late Hobart and Margie Hinkle. She was the loving wife to the late Ernest Phares and the loving mother to her daughter, Wendy Lynch (Aaron) and deceased daughters, Linda Bruner and Margie Harrell (Herbert). 

She was a housewife for many years.  Jean worked at Kayser-Roth, May’s Hosiery and Copland Fabrics.  She also worked for Carolina Biological and Elon University cafeteria in her senior years.  She was a member of Altamahaw Baptist Church and delivered meals as a volunteer for Meals-on-Wheels. 

She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Lynch (Aaron); grandchildren, Teresa Poe (Mark), Suzette Hinshaw, Christa Graves, Sarah Kirkland, Sabrina Kronbergs (Kurt), Mark Harrell, Mindy Isley (Jason) and Terriann Dalessio (Travis); great grandchildren, Taylor Poe Jones (Dylan), Isaac Gilley, Brock Kirkland, Jeremiah Gilley, Jacob Lawrence, Hailey Hinshaw, Jackson Kirkland, Natalie Harrell and Owen Magdziarz; great great grandchildren, Ryleigh, Emily and Lakato Graves; and a sister, Norma Channel.  She was preceded in death by her daughters, Linda Bruner and Margie Harrell; son-in-law, Herbert Harrell; great grandson, Brandon Graves; brothers, French Hinkle, Ona Ray Hinkle, Alonza Hinkle, Roland Hinkle, Bobby Hinkle and sisters, Anna Mongold and Marylou Riggleman. 

A service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Walter Jones with interment to follow in Alamance Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Altamahaw Baptist Church, 3447 Altamahaw Church St., Elon, NC 27244.

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

12:30 - 1:45pm (Eastern time)

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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