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Frances Rector Trantham

October 5, 1939 October 28, 2018
Frances Rector Trantham
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Obituary for Frances Rector Trantham

Clyde, Frances Rector Trantham, 79, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at her home.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Evelyn Morris Rector. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Trantham, who died in 2012 and a brother, Arnold Rector. She was employed by Patton, Morgan and Clark and General Insurance as a secretary. Frances also worked at Belk’s and owned Fran’s Fashions in Clyde. She enjoyed camping and being the camp cook, horseback riding and was an avid water skier in her younger days. She was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan Ledford (Michael); two sons, Jeff Trantham (Shirley) and Ronald Trantham (Melissa) all of Clyde; a brother, Jerry Morris (Sharon) and their son, Charles; eight grandchildren, Brian and Jason Ledford, Brandy Ferguson, Caitlin Smathers, Megan, Luke, Koty and Dalton Trantham; and four great-grandchildren; Samantha Ferguson, Hadley Trantham, Dakota Smathers and Charlie Ledford.

Funeral services will be held at 200 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Billy Ferguson and Reverend Amy White Forga officiating. Burial will follow at Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The care of Frances has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

1

Nov

6:00 PM 11/1/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/1/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville
296 North Main Street Waynesville 28786 NC
United States

Service

Friday

2

Nov

2:00 PM 11/2/2018 2:00:00 PM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
296 N. Main Street Waynesville 28786 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1128 Max Patch Road
Clyde, NC 28721

1128 Max Patch Road Clyde 28721 NC
United States
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