Wedowee - Funeral services for Frances Wright LeSueur, 92, of Wedowee, will be held today, September 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. from First Baptist Church of Wedowee with Bro. Cade Farris officiating. Burial will follow at the Wedowee City Cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mrs. LeSueur will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning at 10 a.m. Mrs. LeSueur died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at her residence. Survivors include a host of nieces and nephews and wonderful caregivers and providers. Pallbearers will be Vernon Lipham, James Kendrick, Tim Coe, Rob Perry, Ron Fleming, and Tommy Camp. A Randolph County native, Mrs. LeSueur was born on December 14, 1920, the daughter of William Samuel and Minnie Young Wright. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Wedowee where she served as organist for a number of years. Mrs. LeSueur graduated from Auburn University with a Master's Degree in Home Economics and was a home economics teacher with the Randolph County Board of Education for five years from 1946-1951 and the Roanoke City School System for 25 years from 1951-1976. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Robert LeSueur; three sisters; one brother and one nephew. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to New Beacon Hospice or First Baptist Church Wedowee.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.