Lilly M. (Frantz) Jones-Whitman

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Lilly M. (Frantz) Jones-Whitman, 91, passed away on March 23, 2014. She was born to John and Flossie Myers in Lakeview, Mich.

Lilly enjoyed sewing, gardening, golfing, dancing, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. For many years, she served as a devoted, active member of the VFW Auxiliary in Midland.

Lilly was preceded in death by three brothers; one sister, and her three husbands, Galen Frantz, Doran Jones and Floyd Whitman. She is survived by two caring sisters, Genevieve (Dale) Fales and Betty (Charles) Glynn of Midland.

Also surviving are her loving children, Gail (John) Chilimigras, Florida, Gene (Sandee) Frantz, Connecticut, Gilda (late Ralph) Steadham, Alabama, Grant (Shirley) Frantz, Michigan, Gilbert (Mary) Frantz, Michigan, Gavin (Jeanette) Frantz, Texas; as well as 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and extended family in several states.

Funeral Services for Lilly will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel, 114 S. Bradley Street, Mt. Pleasant, (989) 775-9943, with Lane Hassloch officiating.

Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, and 11 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday, March 27, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel. Burial to follow in Homer Township Cemetery.

You may view Lilly's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at

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Clark Family Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service
114 S. Bradley
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 775-9943
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Published in Midland Daily News on Mar. 25, 2014
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