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Frances J. Ketron

   Mrs. Frances J. Masters Ketron, 90, passed away Tuesday, October 18 at Forest Park Health Campus in Richmond, where she had resided for 4 years.
   The 9th of 12 children, she was born September 4, 1921 in Dill City, Oklahoma to William Newton and Fannie Lula Mayo Masters. Fran married the love of her life, Frank Ketron, on December 10, 1943 in Amarillo, Texas.
   Mrs. Ketron was a member of Middleboro United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She was a Gray Lady at the old Reid Hospital and formerly worked at J.C. Penney.
   Mrs. Ketron is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jean & Ron Stemple, of Whitewater; son, Jerry Ketron, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; granddaughters, Shari (Randy) King, of Germantown, OH and Kellie Ketron, of Nashville, TN; grandsons, Scott Stemple, of Whitewater and Captain Lee Ketron (Captain Nikole Ketron), stationed at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City; great-grandsons, Ben and Nathan Lewan, of Germantown, OH; great-granddaughter, Bailey Ketron, of Oklahoma City; sisters-in-law, Carol Williams and Jane Ketron, both of Whitewater; brother-in-law, Warren Driver, of Texas; and several nieces & nephews.
   Mrs. Ketron was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Frank Ketron, in September 1997, and 11 siblings.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Fuzzy Lake at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Goshen Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 21, at the funeral home.

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Jerry,Jean and families, So sorry we are unable to be with you today, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. we love you all and have many precious memories of your Dad and Mom and your family. I pray for God's love and comfort to surround you today and in the coming days. Please keep in touch.

Billand Martha Fowler Oct 22 2011 12:00 AM

Jean and Jerry....I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy.

Sue Parrish Skaggs Oct 20 2011 12:00 AM

Just want you all to know I am thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers.  We always enjoyed the visits when your family would come to visit in Texas.  Love to all of you, Linda

Linda Conner Oct 19 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Jean and Jerry,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this time and will remain in my prayers especially during this first upcoming holiday season without her. Enjoy all the good memories and make new ones of joy and celebration. Jean, my Mom held you very dear to her heart. Jerry, it has been wonderful connecting with you. My condolences to all. Jo Ellen

Jo Ellen Guerin Horton Oct 19 2011 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of Fran's passing. I remember with fondness she and Frank. I also remember my visits and the goodness with which they greeted me at my time in Middleboro Church. God bless. Marla

Marla (Hawkins) Thorne-Weller Oct 19 2011 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and blessings for your family.

Sylvia Zimmer Russell Oct 19 2011 12:00 AM

Jean & Ronnie Stemple,

I'm so sorry to hear of your mother / mother-in-law's passing

Your Whitewater neighbor Dave Cooper

Dave Cooper Oct 19 2011 12:00 AM