Frances Garren

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Frances P. Garren, 88 was born in Somerset, KY. She was the 6th of 7 children born to J. Harrison Pennington and Ida Rose Hall Pennington of Somerset, KY. She died on March 15, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband for 68 years, Carroll F. Garren; 6 brothers and sisters: Penny Moore, of Canton, NC; Jay H. Pennington of Mebane, NC; Everett Pennington of Mebane, NC; Corvis Pennington of Coral Gables, Florida; R. Fairbanks Pennington, of Somerset, KY; and Irene Broyles of Somerset, KY. She is survived by her son David C. Garren of San Antonio, TX; her daughter Susan Garren Erwin of Benicia, CA; and 4 nephews and nieces. Frances graduated from Eubank High School in Eubank, KY in 1944 and worked as a keypunch operator for IBM in Cincinnati, OH during WWII. She married in 1948 and became a dedicated Air Force wife, loving homemaker and mother, and an accomplished bridge player who enjoyed crafts, decorating, holiday celebrations and baking for family, neighbors and friends. Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 21, 2014 with Rev. Bill Shockley officiating at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the or a . Condolences may be offered at

Published in Express-News on Mar. 20, 2014
Frances Garren
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