Frances Allred Franz
Frances Allred Franz
  • February 4, 1943 - June 2, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Frances "Franny" Allred Franz entered heaven on Friday, June 2, 2017after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Greensboro, N.C. but made Columbia her home for the past 35 years. In her youth, she loved Elvis Presley, water skiing, and sun bathing. Later in life, she loved golf, bingo, and the Clemson Tigers. She was a faithful attendee of Northeast United Methodist Church and loved her Bible study group. She worked in Administration at Providence Hospital and The State Newspaper.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Mozelle Allred, and her husband, Joe "The Barber" Froncek. She is survived by her children, Peggy and Dean (Pam) Ochiltree; sisters, Patricia Josey and Tommi Allred; grandchildren, Christopher (Miranda) and Michael (Leslie) Swigart, and Evan and Taylor Ochiltree; great-grandchildren, Layla and Jaxson Swigart; nephew, Stewart (Ashley) Yates; and nieces, Kim Fink and Bess (Craig) Russell.

A memorial service will be held Saturday June, 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Northeast United Methodist Church, 4000 Hardscrabble Rd., Columbia, SC 29223.

Memorials may be made to Northeast United Methodist Church or Palmetto Hospice.

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