Frances E. Lawton
Frances E. Lawton, 97, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was a cafeteria manager for Greater Clark County Schools. Frances was a native of Clarksville, IN.
She is survived by her daughter Frances M. "Sissie" Ross of Charlestown, IN.; brother George D. Cravens of Marysville, IN.; half-brother William Cravens of Clarksville, IN.; half-sister Dorothy J. Mitchum of Clarksville, IN.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; step-brother Melvin Edwards.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband Andrew Lawton Sr.; sons Andrew W. Lawton Jr. and Daniel D. Lawton; father Jessie D. Cravens; mother Mary E. Shuman; grandsons Alfred L. Ross Jr. and Charles A. Ross; great-grandson Levi Lengross; brother Robert E. Cravens; half-brothers Jessie D. Cravens Jr., Paul E. Cravens and Garland W. Cravens; stepsister Lucille Edwards.
Funeral service will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family has requested that you donate to your favorite charity rather than sending flowers.
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Published on November 20, 2019


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Amber Howard
Nov 21, 2019
Frances will truly be missed❤
Melanie Schroeder
Nov 20, 2019
Francis was a patient of mine and I will never forget her saying “ A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck ❤️“