MOUNT VERNON — Frances Wilcox, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Kindred Care in Newark.

She was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge. Her family was the most important part of her life.

Frances is survived by her children; son, Jeff (Kim Henderson) Beckholt of Mount Vernon; daughters, Anita (Stan) McNabb of Newark, OH and Kris (Jim Pierce) Beckholt of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Cassity (Damon) Baker, Bandi Evans, Elijah Beckholt, Ethan Beckholt, Brady (Aimee) Daughriety, Michael (Courtney) Boyd; great grandchildren, Kaden, TJ, Ruby, Mercedes, Madeline, McKenzie, Breck, Savannah, Brayden and Addy; sisters, Phyllis Sipes of California, Bette Magers of Howard, and Karen (Wayne) Gallwitz of Mount Vernon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur E. “Bill” Wilcox; and sisters, Virginia Doup and Barbara Kymer.

Friends may call Friday, June 30, from 5-8 p.m., at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 1, at 10:30 a.m., at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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