Frances Richardson, age 90, of Coleman, died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Holiday Hill Nursing Home.
A time of visitation with family and friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David McLean, pastor of First Baptist Church of Santa Anna, officiating. Burial will follow at the Brown Ranch Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman.
She was born Frances Louise Jones on June 11, 1929 in Fisk, Texas, to Fred Jones and Alice Cornelius Jones. Frances grew up in Fisk and graduated from Mozelle High School. Frances married Cecil Edgar Richardson on November 26, 1957 in Coleman. He preceded her in death on August 13, 1990. She worked at the Jinright Sewing Factory, Anthonys and Bealls in Coleman. Frances enjoyed quilting, painting ceramics, playing 42 and 84, she was a journal writer (wrote about family, her prayers and copied her favorite scriptures). She was a caregiver, took care of her boys and her family and friends. She enjoyed going to the grandchildren’s many sports and other activities. She was a very loving and caring lady. She had a beautiful smile and a joyous laugh. All in all, just a wonderful soul. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. Frances was a life-long resident of Coleman County and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Santa Anna.
Other than her husband, Frances is also preceded in death by a son, Dave Beal; brother Rodney Jones; sisters Jeanine Jones and Freda Stephenson; and great-grandson, Jackson Beal.
She is survived by three sons, Rick Beal of Santa Anna, Tony Beal of Valera, Steve Beal and wife Sarah of Coleman; daughter in law, Shirley Beal; two brothers, William Earl Jones of Voss, Jerry Jones of Coleman; ten grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Memorials are suggested in memory of Frances to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org; Coleman County Youth Activity Center, P.O. Box 766, Coleman, Texas 76834; or Brown Ranch Cemetery Association, 4619 CR 300, Gouldbusk, Texas 76845.
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