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Obituary: Frances Lucille Himes, Nashville

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Frances Lucille Himes, 90, of Nashville, IN, died in Cincinnati, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, after battling Alzheimer’s Disease for several years. She was born April 2, 1922, in Knoxville, TN, to Archie Jett and Eva Alice (Brown) Wallace.

Frances was a 1940 graduate of Central High School in Fountain City, TN. She was married to Robert W. Himes for 65 years. The highlight of their life was the 45 years they lived in their lovely Brown County residence. During that time Frances entertained hundreds of out-of-town guests as well as locals. She was known for her sweet hospitality and southern style cooking. She supported the many activities of her husband in the community and those of her children. She was a member of Nashville Christian Church.

She was a devoted mother to her four children, Roger (Patricia) Himes of Powell, Ohio, Carolyn (Drake) Dingeman of Springfield, Ohio, Warren (Lynn) Himes of Shelbyville, IN, and Richard (Julie) Himes of Cincinnati. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

The service to celebrate Frances’ life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 3:30 p.m. until service time Thursday. Burial will be in Knoxville, TN, on Saturday, Feb. 23.

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