July 1, 2014
Montgomery, AL- Keas, Frances Shell, 93 of Montgomery, Al and Columbus, Ga. Died Tuesday July 1, 2014. She was born to the late Byron Baker Shell and Maggie Lee Beam Shell in Matthews, Montgomery County, AL and lived in Montgomery most of her life, graduating from Sidney Lanier High School in 1938. She was retired from Continental Glass Co. Frances was the loving and dedicated mother of two children, Roberta Wright "Robbie" Pendegraph and Ross Frank Wright and she was a favorite aunt of one niece and 5 nephews. She survived her husband, Woodrow Keas. Frances is survived by her sister and best friend, Helon Shell Brantley of Montgomery, Al and Columbus, Ga. Frances was known for her sense of humor, her beautiful needlework, her loyalty to family and her love of fun and travel. Her smile will be missed. Visitation will be 1:00 until 2:30 pm at Leak Memory Chapel on Saturday July 7, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm in Forest Hills Cemetery in Snowdoun, Al.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on July 4, 2014