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Frances Powers

May 10, 1921 — August 11, 2015

Frances E. Powers, 94, of Chillicothe, died on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.

Frances was born on May 10, 1921 in Canton, IL to parents U. Earl and Verna Baker.

She married George F. Powers on June 12, 1940.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, and one sister.

Frances is survived by her daughter Barbara K. (Will) Baer; granddaughters Janni L Baer (Mitch Bryant) and Deanna K. (Brian) Briggerman; great-grandchildren, Jessica R. Dunbar, Taylor W. Dunbar, Gunner W.B. Powers, Jasmine Powers (Clark) and Mariah, Marissa, and Miranda Briggerman; and two great-great-grandchildren, all of Chillicothe; sister Barbara Zeman and brother William (Shirley) Baker of Peoria.

A funeral mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. at St. Edward's Catholic Church, Chillicothe, on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. A reception will follow the burial at Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Heritage Health Activities, Chillicothe.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the care and love shown by the staff at Heritage Health.

An online memorial website for Frances may be viewed at


AUG 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Edward Catholic Church
1216 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Mass

AUG 13. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Edward's Catholic Church
1216 North Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523


AUG 13. 12:00 PM (CDT)

Longman Hall
1216 North Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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