|Birth: ||May 5, 1930|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2009|
Duncan Banner, Tuesday, April 28, 2009
FRANCES "FRAN" ALETA BROOKSHER, 78, of Duncan, Okla., passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at her home in Duncan.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in Antioch Cemetery under direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.
Frances was born to Ott and Alta Blackwood Hayes on May 5, 1930, in Elmore City, Okla. She was married to Alva "Al" Brooksher on Dec 22, 1945, and he preceded her in death on April 12, 1992. She was the proud mother of three children, and grandmother of five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Fran was an energetic live-wire with a love of dancing; it was No. 1 on her list of things to do. She loved her family, friends, western swing music, and her many good times in California.
She is survived by two daughters, Patsy and husband Rodney Goddard of Oklahoma City, Donna and husband Russell Swinson of Duncan; a son, Keith and wife Linda Brooksher of Duncan; five grandchildren, Jason Eric Swinson, Connor Shelby Swinson, Marissa Brooke Goddard-Farr and husband Johannes, Casey Wayne Brooksher and wife Robin, and Coby Ray Brooksher; five great-grandchildren, Kathryn Frances Swinson, Chance Reid, Bryson Lane, Averie Grace Brooksher and Grayson Dale Brooksher; and many special nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren and spouses, Jason Eric Swinson, Connor Shelby Swinson, Marissa Brooke Goddard-Farr and husband Johannes, Casey Wayne and wife Robin Brooksher, and Coby Ray Brooksher.
A reception and potluck will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Duncan Senior Citizens Center in Duncan.
James Arthur Hayes (1895 - 1943)
Alta Parolee Connor Blackwood (1899 - 1964)
Alva R. Brooksher (1922 - 1992)*
Warren J. Hayes (1914 - 1974)*
Joseph Clarence Hayes (1917 - 2003)*
Edna Parolee Hayes (1918 - 1924)*
Kenneth Albert Hayes (1925 - 1985)*
Frances Aleta Hayes Brooksher (1930 - 2009)
Created by: Jean
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
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