Born May 15, 1928 in Greenup, Kentucky.
Passed away peacefully at home on January 22, 2020 in Wayne, MI.
Frances was proceeded by her parents Dayton Howard and Ada Martin; her siblings Reed Howard,Ernie Martin and Pauline Poplin; and her daughters Virginia Pack and Melody Buchanan; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Frances was survived by her 3 siblings: Wilima Atherton, Jude Howard, and Duke Martin; her 3 children William Archey, Greg and Monica Wilhide, along with 7 grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and greats.
Frances was a lifetime resident of Wayne County, long time owner of Brownies Diner with her sister Wilma. She also was a lifetime member of the Order of the Easter Northern Star a Masonic Chapter.
Frances will be missed and remembered by countless people who's life she touched.
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