Lily M. Jones-Whitman

JONES-WHITMAN, LILLY M. (FRANTZ); age 91; passed away on March 23, 2014. She was born to John and Flossie Myers in Lakeview, Michigan. 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, Michigan. 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, MI. Also surviving are her loving children: Gail (John) Chilimigras. FL; Gene (Sandee) Frantz, CT; Gilda (late Ralph) Steadham, AL; Grant (Shirley) Frantz, MI; Gilbert (Mary) Frantz, MI; Gavin (Jeanette) Frantz, TX; as well as 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and extended family in several states. Funeral Services for Lilly will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Lane Hassloch officiating. Calling hours will be from 4 to 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 Funeral Chapel
114 S. Bradley Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
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Published in Morning Sun on Mar. 25, 2014