Lasater Funeral Homes & Family Center

Funeral Home & Family Center
(740) 392-0005
11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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Date of Death: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Frances Wilcox, age 78, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Kindred Care in Newark.

She was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge. Her family was the most important part of her life.

Frances is survived by her children; son, Jeff (Kim Henderson) Beckholt of Mount Vernon; daughters, Anita (Stan) McNabb of Newark, OH and Kris (Jim Pierce) Beckholt of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Cassity (Damon) Baker, Bandi Evans, Elijah Beckholt, Ethan Beckholt, Brady (Aimee) Daughriety, Michael (Courtney) Boyd; great grandchildren, Kaden, TJ, Ruby, Mercedes, Madeline, McKenzie, Breck, Savannah, Brayden and Addy; sisters, Phyllis Sipes of California, Bette Magers of Howard, and Karen (Wayne) Gallwitz of Mount Vernon.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur E. “Bill” Wilcox; sisters, Virginia Doup and Barbara Kymer.

Friends may call on Friday, June 30, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 am at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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Service Details

Calling Hours:

Friday, June 30, 2017

5:00 – 8:00 PM
at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon

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11337 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, OH, United States

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Graveside Service:

Saturday, July 1, 2017

10:30 AM at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens

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Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Mount Vernon, OH, United States

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6 messages of condolence for Frances Wilcox

  1. Susan and Dick Huggins says:

    Our deepest sympathy to all of Fran’s family. I share in the loss of a good friend and a fellow MVHS Class of ’57 graduate. She will be sorely missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to have known her. Your family has lost too many loved ones recently, and we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Susan (Nash) Huggins

  2. Carol Riley says:

    Frannie was always an upbeat and fun person to be around. She was a Life Member of AMVETS 95 Ladies Auxiliary and was very active till a few years ago. Also a Life Member of the VFW 4027 Auxiliary
    She will be missed by both organizations.

  3. Renelle Totman Annett says:

    The world seems darker and the special light that we were so blessed to receive and enjoy the life of our good friend and neighbor of 21 years, that light has returned home to Gods everlasting love.
    One could not have had a better friend, and she will be missed so very much. No one can replace our Fran,
    God bless you all.

  4. Steve Wires says:

    Fran was always about family and the good things in life. she always had a good word for me even when i didn’t deserve it. I’ll always remember all the good times i got to spend with her over the years and the way she always took care of me when i needed a friend. Love and Miss you mom FRAN may you look down and keep your arms around us all i’ll never forget you GOD got SPECIAL lady. love you all and praying you..

  5. Dale and Nancy Sapp says:

    So sorry I missed calling hours, just now read obituary. Families of Karen and Bette have been hit hard this year. Sorry for your losses. Condolences.

  6. Colleen Milligan says:

    Oh Fran you were such a good, happy, funnty lady. I am so glad I got to know you. RIP Frannie

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