Frances was a graduate of Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee. She was the first woman given the Fulbright Scholarship. This gave her the opportunity to study, and create a collection of folk music of Australia.
In the field of Insurance with Liberty Mutual, Boston, Massachusetts, she was a leader in corporate insurance. Many miles she traveled for business, education and for fun.
Later she returned to her roots, a country home and farm in Cabot, Arkansas.
Her interested were her dogs, hunting, camping and quilting.
Creative and talented, Frances Ruth was a pianist (could have became a concert pianist), teacher, mentor, Sunday School teacher, where only 4 weeks ago she led some discussion of the lesson.
Some areas of the footsteps include United Methodist Woman (local and district), Church Council, music (piano), Singles Ministry, Food Pantry, Disciple Bible Study and Quilt Guild.
She would want us to continue our spiritual journey.
Death takes the body
God takes the soul
Our minds hold the memories
Our heart keeps the love
Our faith lets us know we will meet again.
A family service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements provided by A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400