Frances Withered

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Frances Laree Withered, 75, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Friday, Nov.1, 2019.

She was born April 19, 1944, in Linefork, Ky., daughter of the late William "Bill" and Verna (Frazier) Ratliff. Frances was a member of the Homes Hill Church of Christ. She attended the Old Regular Baptist Church in Madison. She liked to cook and read. She loved being grandma and was a great storyteller. She worked at Anchor Glass.

She is survived by her son, Hank (wife Alicia) Theis of Laconia, IN; 2 daughters, Sue (husband Rob) Williams of Lawrenceburg, IN, Lisa (fiance Dale Downard) Goins of Independence, KY; 2 sisters, Belinda (husband Pat) Harris of Newport, NC, Ramona Ratliff of Newport, NC; 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Bill" and Verna Ratliff; her first husband, Amos "Skeeter" Theis; second husband, Mervin Withered; and 3 brothers, Charles Ratliff, Eddie Ratliff and Doug Ratliff.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Tommy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Hogan Hill Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.

 Contributions may be made to the Aurora Life Squad.

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