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Frances Irene Smith McNeil

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Frances Irene Smith McNeil, 80, died at 10:20 p.m. on May 13, 2014, at the St. John's Hospital Hospice Unit.

Frances was born June 15, 1933, in Mechanicsburg, Ill., the daughter of Calvin Alexander and Eva Larue Colburn Smith.

Frances is survived by three sons: Robert, Ronald (Pam) and Donald Fickes, and one daughter, Linda Crites, all of Springfield; one brother, Pearl Smith; two sisters, Ethel Fondel and Grace Harp. She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Frances enjoyed being active in the VFW Auxiliary 10302, the Navy Club Ship 32 Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society. There is no doubt that Frances will be as active in heaven as she was on earth.

Cremation will be accorded by Springfield Crematory. No services are planned at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Hospice.

Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at

Published in The State Journal-Register on May 18, 2014
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