April 19, 2024

Frances Marie Thurston

Frances Marie Thurston, age 98, passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Wichita County Health Center LTCU in Leoti, Kansas. Frances was born January 7, 1917 at Tribune, Kansas, the daughter of Harold & Marjorie Hoopes Smith. A lifetime resident of Western Kansas, she was a homemaker and a retired Avon representative for over thirty- two years.

Frances was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the VFW Auxillary, all of Leoti, Kansas

On January 4, 1940 she married Harry Thurston at Tribune, Kansas. Harry passed away on October 1, 1989 at Tribune, Kansas.

Frances’s surviving family includes-

Two Sons-

Jim & Jolene Thurston- Great Bend, Kansas

Harold Thurson & Tami Cathcart- Holly, Colorado

Five grandchildren-

Jason & Shari Thurston- Overland Park, Kansas

Jarrod Thurston- Kansas City, Kansas

Janee’ & Jesse Bernal- Garden City, Kansas

Ashley Nolan & Derek Bownes- Holcomb, Kansas

Aubree & Alex Budd- Scott City, Kansas

Seven great grandchildren

Her parents, husband, two brothers including Leo Smith & Levert Smith and one sister, Dorothy Butler, precede her in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday. February 24, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Leoti, Kansas with the Reverend Brad Kirk officiating.

Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.

Friends may call from noon until 8:00 pm Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti,, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church, Leoti E.M.T.’s or Wichita County Health Center LTCU in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com