February 23, 2011
Frances Louise Hinton, 83, of Tarlton, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011 in Hearth and Home Assisted Living in Urbana.
She was born February 6, 1928 in Fairfield County, Ohio the daughter of Francis “Pete” and Catherine (Wagner) Hawks.
Louise graduated in 1947 from Lancaster Hospital’s School of Nursing. She retired after 40 years as a registered nurse at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. She was a member of the St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Tarlton, Ohio. Louise enjoyed playing euchre, doing jigsaw puzzles and visiting the Olivedale Senior Center in Lancaster and the Senior Center in Circleville.
She is survived by her daughters, Nadine Hinton of Westerville, OH, Martha (Ky) Webb of Crestview Hills, KY and Julie Hinton of Urbana, OH; son, Gail Hinton of Lancaster, OH; 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 9 nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Charles and Merle Hawks; her sisters, Martha and Marguerite Hawks.
Following Louise’s wishes, her body is being donated to The Ohio State University Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, 85 Pleasant St., Tarlton, OH 43156. The family would like to thank Hearth and Home of Urbana & Alliance Hospice for their tender care. The services have been entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.