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 Frances Lorene <I>Poston</I> Kingsolver

Frances Lorene Poston Kingsolver

Altamont, Daviess County, Missouri, USA
Death 13 Jan 2013 (aged 84)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 103788040 · View Source
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Funeral Information
Home: Garnett, KS
Date of Death: January 13, 2013
Place of Birth: Altamont, MO
Birthdate: September 1, 1928
Age: 84
Funeral Service: Thursday, January 17, 2013 1:30 PM Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Garnett, KS
Visitation: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Garnett, KS
Interment: Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, KS
Frances L. Kingsolver, age 84, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.

She was born on September 1, 1928, at Altamont, Missouri, the daughter of Price W. and Zelpha P. (Cole) Poston. Frances lived in Altamont until she was in the 3rd grade, when her family moved to Independence, Missouri. In 1946 she graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Frances worked at Maywood Pharmacy in Independence, where she met her future husband, Bob in 1945.

Frances was united in marriage to Robert W. Kingsolver on August 6, 1948, in Independence, Missouri. This union was blessed with one daughter, Billie. Frances lived in Independence until 1961 when she moved to Garnett, Kansas. In October 1961 Bob and Frances purchased Graves Drug Store in Garnett and changed the name to Kingsolver Drugs. They owned and operated Kingsolver Drugs until 1992.

After marriage, Frances was a homemaker, and she loved that role. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, painting and being an artist. She also loved getting together with friends and family, and she enjoyed entertaining.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant brother, Charles Earl.

Frances is survived by her husband, Bob Kingsolver, of the home; and daughter Billie Kingsolver of Olathe, Kansas; cousin, Velma Walton and her husband, Vince, and daughter, Cheryl; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Garnett, Kansas. Burial will follow in the Garnett Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or Kansas City Hospice House and left in care of the funeral home.

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  • Maintained by: B Kingsolver
  • Originally Created by: June
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788040
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Lorene Poston Kingsolver (1 Sep 1928–13 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788040, citing Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by B Kingsolver (contributor 48206683) .