Frances C. Absher, 68, of Independence, Va., passed away Friday, May 31, 2013 at her home
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She was born July 29, 1944 in Independence to the late Granville Cheeks and Elno Testerman Cheeks, and also predeceased by two sisters, Ruby Cheeks and Nancy Brown, a brother, Bayes Cheeks and brother-in-law, Franklin Wood.
She is survived by her husband, Mac Absher of the home; daughter and spouse, Lisa and Thomas Hash of Independence; son and spouse, Doug and Gladys Absher of Independence; two grandchildren, Samantha Absher and Ethen Absher of Independence; great-granddaughter, Remington Lea Rutherford of Independence; three sisters, Louise Wood of Independence, Helen and Garland Ball of Galax and Mary and Ronald Willard of Galax; one brother and spouse, Toni and Angie Cheeks of Independence; sister-in-law, Geneva Cheeks of Elk Creek; and several nieces and nephews
Her funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel in Independence, Va. Interment was in the Saddle Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Cheeks officiated.
Published in The Declaration on June 5, 2013