Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Frances Crocker "Grannie Frannie", 65, of Wheaton, passed away on Oct. 15, 2012, at Cox South in Springfield. She was born on July 6, 1947, to Harry and Jettie Lois (Ward) Hough in Stockton, Calif. In 1978, she was united in marriage to Larry Crocker in Carson City, Nev. They moved to Purdy in 1989. She worked for Ramey's grocery store. She later owned and operated Fran's BBQ in Purdy. She was an active member of the Wheaton Street Machines.

Survivors include: one son, Larry Crocker, of Wheaton; and one granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, who passed away in 2007, and her parents.

A family gathering will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. in Wheaton. For location information contact White Funeral Home.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home & Crematory.