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Obituary: Frances Lee Coonfield

Frances Lee Coonfield passed away in Prescott, Arizona, on April 22, 2019. (Courtesy)

Frances Lee Coonfield passed away in Prescott, Arizona, on April 22, 2019. (Courtesy)

Frances Lee Coonfield passed away in Prescott, Arizona, on April 22, 2019.

She was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Aug. 21, 1924, to Edmond and Lucy Lowery. Frances is survived by her sons, Alvin and David; grandchildren, Alvin, Alan, Brandon, Cody, Shawn, Shannon, Jeni, Jenifer, Amanda and Amber; nine great-grandchildren; a sister; Lois Pickens; and many nieces and nephews.

She was a gifted baker, especially with cookies. Frances enjoyed telling stories and playing Bingo. As a young woman she helped raise eight of 20 of her brothers and sisters. She was a member of Prescott Community Church and very proud of her beautiful family and her wonderful friends.

A visitation will be held for Frances at Ruffner Wakelin Prescott Chapel, 303 S. Cortez St., Prescott, Arizona, on Friday, April 26, from 3-5 p.m.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Homes. Please log on to www.ruffnerwakelin.com to sign Frances’s guestbook and share a memory with the family.

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