|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2008|
ABINGDON - Frances Lewis, 84, a resident of the Care Center of Abingdon died at 4:05 am Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at the Care Center.
She was born on August 22, 1923 in Blyton, IL to Frank Edwin and Flossie May Munson Myers. She married Ray Lewis on July 18, 1942 in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her in death on February 12, 1992.
Frannie is survived by four daughters, Alice (and Harold) Smith, Pat (and Allan) Christoffersen, Barb (and Bob) Hawks, Bonnie (and George) Gibbs all of Abingdon; three sons, Raymond (and Linda Hall), David (and Trish) Lewis and Don (and Marty) Lewis all of Abingdon; 22 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Ila Sloan and Helen Stevenson, both of Avon and Charlotte Blanchard in the state of Washington; two brothers, Roland (and Eleanor) Myers of Lewistown and Russell "Bill" (and Jo) Myers of Morton.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Roberta Kay Lewis, one granddaughter, two grandsons, two brothers, Otis Myers and Frank Myers and a sister, Dora Bernhart.
She grew up in the Fairview area and later lived in Cuba, Avon and Greenbush before moving to the Abingdon area in 1948.
She was a homemaker had worked at the Blue Bell Company in Abingdon, Monmouth Pottery and was the owner/operator of Frannie's Kitchen in Abingdon and then worked at the Pantry Restaurant in Abingdon.
Frannie enjoyed her family and friends very much. She liked to do embroidery work, go to horse shows and demolition derbies, work jigsaw puzzles and word searches and was an avid NASCAR fan. She especially liked country music.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am Friday, March 21, 2008 at First Assembly of God Church in Abingdon. Rev. Rick Smith and Mrs. Eleanor Landon will officiate. Burial will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to OSF Hospice.
Cherry Grove Cemetery
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