Frances Jesse Force, of Bridgeport passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Decatur. She was 100. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Frances was born February 1, 1916 in Soldier, Kansas to George and Myrtle (Hill) Johnson. She was a beautician and a homemaker who enjoyed fishing, gardening and being a grandmother. She lived a very full life and witnessed many historical events throughout her lifetime.
She married Galen D. Force on October 23, 1935 in Kansas. The couple were married for 36 years.
Frances is survived daughters Gail Lewis and Janet Garrett; grandchildren Dei Kelley, Donavan Daniels, William Garrett, Betty Kleam, and Roger Lewis; and 10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Georgia Daniels, great-grandson Grayson Garrett, three brothers and six sisters.