“SPRINGFIELD – Frances G. Brinkley, 72, of Springfield died on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Springfield, the daughter of Ivan and Myrtle Painter Ware.
While Frances was a dedicated homemaker, she also worked at the Hope School as a nurse and in nursing homes as a nursing aide.
She enjoyed reading and watching old westerns in addition to crocheting, crossword puzzles and playing canasta and other card games.
Preceding Frances in death were her parents; her grandchild, Angela Brinkley; sisters, Ruthy Mattingly and Betty Moore; and brother, Hershel Ware.
She is survived by her four children; 23 grandchildren; her brothers, Ivan (wife, Joyce), George (wife, Sigi), Ed and Michael Ware; her sisters, Nancy Sammann, Barb Parton, Catherine Fisher, Vicki Mansfield and Shirley Swain; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2008, at Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield.
Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.”
Source: State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) – Thursday, July 24, 2008
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