Frances L. Truxell
1923 - 2020
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Frances L. Truxell

Staunton - Frances (Link) Truxell, 97, of Staunton, died Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Augusta Health.

She was born August 27, 1923 in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Ella Leola (Hulvey) Link.

Prior to retirement, Frances was employed by Staunton Eye Clinic for many years. She was a volunteer for 16 years with King's Daughters' Hospital and the Augusta Medical Center Thrift Shop. Frances enjoyed sewing, needle work, and playing bridge.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church where she was involved in the Women's Circle.

Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, Wilbur Dale and Pamela Truxell of Staunton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Faye T. Woods of Staunton and Joyce T. and Michael Houff of Salem; eight grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Kay T. and Robert Miller; a son-in-law, James Woods; a brother, Raymond Link; five sisters, Delphia Meyerhoffer, Reba Campbell, Katherine Wiseman, Pauline Stover, and Elizabeth Link; and a sister-in-law, Gretchen Link.

All services will be private.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Published in The News Leader from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, 2020.
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November 21, 2020
Sending prayers. I meet Frances when she came to kings daughter's. She loved bingo and visiting with friends. I use to read her church letter to her and had chocolate. I'm glad I got to know her
Barbara Seal
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