Frances Lee

54, Robinson, IL

Celebration of Fran’s Life will be held at 1:00pm Saturday January 20, 2018 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL. Burial will be at Tohill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Funeral Home.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Crawford County Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

Frances “Fran” Lee 54, Robinson, IL passed away on Monday January 15, 2018.

Fran was born in Farmington, MO on December 27, 1963 to Paul Benton Sr. and Ida Mae (Scott) Benton.

She was a LPN at Springhill Village in Terre Haute, IN. She was a member of the Porterville Christian Church and Robinson High School Class of 1982.  She received her Nursing Degree from Lincoln Trail College.  Fran enjoyed all types of animals and taking care of people. She always enjoyed a good laugh and singing karaoke with her sister. She also loved to watch hummingbirds.  She never hesitated to help someone in need. She was a simple lady who only wanted the best for others.  She will always be remembered for her smile and unforgettable laugh.

Fran is survived by two daughters Stacey and Travis Miller, Oblong, IL, Stephanie McAleer and wife Jennifer, Seattle WA; three grandchildren Phoebe and Hendrix Miller, Oblong, IL, Selwyn McAleer, Seattle, WA.; two brothers Paul Benton Jr, Robinson, IL, John and Jackie Benton, Lawrenceville, IL; three sisters Debra and Tony Myers Robinson, IL, Paullette Pethtel, Lincoln, NE, and Rosella and Gary Watts Palestine, IL along with several nieces and nephews. She is also surivived by special nieces Christina Richart, Oblong, IL and Amanda Weaver, Robinson, IL, and special friend David Lee, Robinson, IL.

Preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers Chester L. Benton, Carl Benton and Marshall Benton.

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Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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