Frances F. Andell, youngest daughter of Robert and Ellen McCarty, was born at the home place, five miles east of Winchester, on Nov. 22, 1899. She passed away at Jacksonville, Ill., Sept. 28, 1937, at 7:30 p.m. , after an extended illness, at the age of 37 years, 10 months and six days.
She lived and grew to womanhood in this community, attending the public schools of this county. She was married to Wesley Andell, Dec. 26, 1917. For the past two years she has been a nurse in the State Hospital in Jacksonville. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Roy Heaton of Lynnville, Mrs. Wm. Lazenby of Woodson; five brothers, Lee of Jacksonville, Will, Clyde and Harve of Winchester, Chester of Springfield, and Russell of Detroit, Mich. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, step mother, two brothers and two sisters.
She was an active member of the Christian church of Winchester until she became a resident of Jacksonville, always doing her share of any assignment willingly.
Frances was of a happy, cheerful disposition and was loved by many friends who mourn her passing.
Funeral services were conducted from the Danner Funeral Home, Thursday afternoon, Sept. 30, 1937, at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. R. L. Schwab officiating.
Music was furnished by Mrs. Allen McCullough and Mrs. Clifford Allen, with Mrs. Elmer Stuart as pianist.
The members of the J. M. Riggs Sunday School Class and the Legion Auxiliary attended in a body.
The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Lillie Thompson, Mrs. Anna Rexroat, Mrs. Ellen Deatherage, Mrs. Mary Calvin and Viola Burton, Misses Mamie Mercer, Reba Gray and Nina Kruch.
Interment was in the Winchester cemetery, the casket bearers being Ed Leach, Chester Knapp, Hunter Fink, Robt. Brown, Jack Coultas and Clyde Coultas.
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Submitted by: Cheryl Behrend