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Frances Stevens

June 6, 1916 - December 12, 2014

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Service

Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:30 PM Terre Haute United Methodist Church

Visitation

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Frances Stevens, 98 of Terre Haute passed Friday December 12, 2014. Frances was born in Terre Haute on June 6, 1916 the daughter of Esta (Ireland) and Homer Dingledine.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin. They were blessed with 71yrs of marriage. And also preceding her in death was sister, Ethelyn Dingledine and grandson, Tyler Stevens.
She is survived by her four children; Neil (Karen) Stevens of Terre Haute, Gail (Steve) Murry of Lancaster, Lynn (Barbara) Stevens of Palm Harbor, Fl., and Jane (Brian) Lynott of Urbana; nine grandchildren; Amanda (David) Baker, Sara (Rasesh) Patel, Jeff (Christine) Murry, Michelle (Aaron) Zerkle, Matt Stevens, Jayme (Matt) Johnson, Kristin (Daniel) Simmons, Alison (BJ) Curtis and Adam (Shelley) Claybaugh, sixteen great grandchildren and special longtime friends Donna Wright and Janet Eubanks. She graduated from Terre Haute and Westville High School and Moore’s Business College in Urbana, She was a very active member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church, with special focus on the United Methodist Women, choir and playing the piano.
Frances was a cancer survivor and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She was a member of the Champaign County Republican Women and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed sending cards to family and friends and preparing food for others. She loved music and singing. She was devoted to her family, church and friends, living her faith each day. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
The family would like to express thanks to the caring staff of Sterling House of Urbana.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Celebration of Life Service will be held in the Terre Haute United Methodist Church at 1:30p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014 with the Revs David Yinger and Paul Jones officiating. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Terre Haute United Methodist Church, 5938 St. Rte. 55, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Condolences

Anna (Bachman) Colby - Dec 22, 2014

Jane & the rest of the family,
I am sorry to read of your mother’s passing. I didn’t see the obituary until today. It was nice to see her -and you – at Sterling House the night we were all there. I wish you many blessings in the coming days and months ahead.
Anna

Joni Kettlehake - Dec 18, 2014

Im so sorry to hear about Frances A.K.A Grannybird to me. Im so glad that I had the honor of knowing and caring for this wonderful woman. May God Bless you all and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Joni Kettlehake( A.K.A Mommabird)

Joni Kettlehake - Dec 18, 2014

Im so sorry to hear about Frances A.K.A Grannybird to me. Im so glad that I had the honor of knowing and caring for this wonderful woman. May God Bless you all and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Joni Kettlehake( A.K.A Mommabird)

Marvin & Betty Jane Lutz - Dec 17, 2014

Frances was a loving kind person. Always thinking and doing for others. She shared her love for the Lord in all that she did.
May the Lord be with you, the Family in the days to come.
Love, Marvin and Betty Jane

Judy Teach Wilson - Dec 17, 2014

Thoughts and Prayers , Ron & Judy

Judy Teach Wilson - Dec 17, 2014

Thoughts and prayers are with you.

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