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Frank Chenoweth

Frank Chenoweth, 88, of Lynn, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
   He was born George Franklin Chenoweth on August 16, 1927 in Lynn, the son of Edwin and Mabel (Norman) Chenoweth. He graduated from Lynn High School in 1945 and was a US Navy veteran of World War II. He returned home to attend Indiana University, where he was a member of Acacia Fraternity and graduated in 1950.
   Mr. Chenoweth was the third generation owner and manager of Chenoweth’s Store in Lynn. He was a past president of the Lynn Businessmen’s Association and the Lynn Lion’s Club. He served on the board of the Citizen’s Banking Company in Lynn and was a member of Lynn Friends Church. He enjoyed golf, traveling, watching IU basketball, Reds baseball, football, gardening and feeding the birds.
   Mr. Chenoweth will be missed by his wife of 63 years, JoAnn Ihlstrom Chenoweth; daughters, Catherine Stevenson and her husband Philip; and Barbara Chenoweth Allen and her husband, Richard; son, James F. Chenoweth; grandchildren, Sean Stevenson, Sara Stevenson, Cooper Allen, Kenzi Chenoweth and Sophi Chenoweth; great-granddaughter, Arianna Stevenson; sister, Joan Mangas; brother, Edwin Chenoweth and his wife, Thelma; one niece and six nephews.  
   Preceding him in death were his parents and grandparents.
   Public visitation for Mr. Chenoweth is scheduled from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South in Fountain City.
   A private funeral ceremony will then be conducted followed by interment in Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.
   Memorial contributions are encouraged for the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454
Alexandria, VA  22312.

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Jo, Cathy, Barb and Jim;  
I want express my sincere condolences.  Frank was good man.  God bless you and keep you.

Dennis Reece Dec 3 2015 12:00 AM


I am so sorry to read about Frank's passing.  He was always so kind and cheerful when I saw him. You are in my thoughts and prayers!

I miss seeing you.

Merri Priest Dec 1 2015 12:00 AM

I just wanted to express my sympathy to you and your family. Hope all is well with you. LONG time, no see.

Lisa (Pegg) Kaufman Nov 30 2015 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Beth Schauss Nov 29 2015 12:00 AM

Joan & Family,
I think of my friends in Lynn often & was so sorry to hear of Frank's passing.  I go way back to when Frank's grandfather had the store & a grocery.  You, Catherine, Barbara & Jim have my sympathy.

Jean (Keesling) Linstaedt Nov 27 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Joann & Family, I am very saddened and sorry to hear of Frank's passing. I know he will be missed by many. Please know that you are all in my thoughts & prayers.

Tracie Ridgeway Nov 26 2015 12:00 AM