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Frances B. Nachman
Greenville, SC

Frances Brown Nachman, 97, widow of Dr. Mordecai Nachman, passed away Sunday morning, March 4th, 2012 at her home.

Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of the late John Wesley Brown II and Lillian Roberts Brown and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Frances graduated from the Greenville General Hospital School of Nursing in 1936 and was married to Dr. Nachman in October of that same year.

She was always ready to lend a hand to any community cause and will be remembered for her vivacious personality and winning ways. Frances was a past President of the Greenville Medical Auxillary, past President of the Greenville Woman's Club, was the Key Nurse in the Greenville chapter of the American Red Cross and longtime active member of First Baptist, Greenville, where she was a circle leader. She was a happy person who loved much and was greatly loved in return.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Artificio.

She is survived by her loving family, daughters, Mrs. William A. (Malinda) Wentworth of Cocoa Beach, FL and Mrs. Mrs. Robert B. (Cissie) Jones of Boca de Iguana, Mexico; grandchildren, W. Allen Wentworth, Linda W. Bridges (Gene), Thomas N. Jones (Terry), Jacqueline J. Kuhne, James G. Jones and Elizabeth Michelle Artificio; eighteen great-grandchildren, and devoted longtime friend, Katie Mae Epps.

Services will be Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 11am in the Remembrance Mausoleum Chapel at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist, Greenville, 847 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC 29601 or to Harmony Care Hospice, 107 Lovett Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.

The online guest register is at

The Mackey Mortuary.