Frances Virginia Middleton
Frances Virginia Middleton
  • January 2, 1921 - March 6, 2017
  • Annapolis, Maryland

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Middleton, Frances Lemkey, age 96, a resident of Annapolis for more than 70 years died on Monday, March 6 from complications following emergency surgery. Born in Cradock, VA to the late Henry and Elizabeth Waite Lemkey, Frances graduated with a Masters degree from Western Maryland College. She married Elmer Norris Middleton in 1949 and they were married until his death in 1993. Francis taught Home Economics and Childhood Development in the Anne Arundel County School System. She was a tour guide for many years at the Governors Mansion, tours at the Chase house and William Paca House and was still giving tours until the time of her death. Frances was a member of the Elks club and a long-standing member and volunteer at St. Anne’s Church Annapolis. She enjoyed gardening and swimming. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by their son, Norris Charles Middleton; her brother and a sister, James and Shirley Lemkey. Frances is survived by her sisters; Audrey Lemkey of Florida and Evelyn Lemkey of Maryland, grandchildren; Jacob Middleton of Ellicott City and Jessica Middleton of Annapolis, MD and one great granddaughter, Lilianna H. Dover.

A visitation will be held on Friday, March 10th from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 1 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD. Interment Private.