Francis Helen Smith

Francis Helen Smith

KERRVILLE — Fran was born on June 30, 1928. She passed away in Kerrville on June 20, 2019. She lived for over 25 years in Meyersville with her husband, Ellis G. Smith, who passed away in 2016. She was also preceded in death by her stepson, Kenneth Smith of Victoria.

She was a longtime member of the Rocky Creek Baptist Church. She moved to Kerrville in 2017 and is survived by her stepdaughter, Cheryl Marshall and husband, Cecil; stepdaughter, Lori Green and Nathan Thomison; along with their son, Luca. Fran’s relatives from Victoria are stepson, Joe Smith and wife, Laurie; and step-grandson, Kelly Smith.

Fran was a native Texan (Groesbeck), a 50-plus-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Fran loved country/western dancing, collected painted saw blades and took great delight in doing things with her husband and family, especially great-grandson Luca. She brought joy to all gatherings and courageously faced the challenges of 91 years of life.

Private graveside service will be in Victoria.

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Funeral arrangements are under the care of Wright Funeral Parlor, Kerrville.