McMahon, Frances D. King

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Frances McMahon
Frances McMahon

Frances D. King McMahon died on January 2, 2013 from natural causes after a long illness. 

Born January 12, 1930 in Akron, Ohio to her late parents, Issac and Vesta June Dunlap, she lived most of her adult life in Chattanooga. Frances was a wonderful mother, a creative seamstress, a talented musician, a bright and capable bookkeeper, and was a Christian with a tenacious dedication to doing right.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Katherine Dankowski and June Chapman (James); by her husband and father of her children, Hugh Ingram King; and her more recent husband, William D. “Bill” McMahon.

Survivors include three daughters, “Kay” Mary Katherine Smith (Moore J.), Rose Ann Cheek, Myra Mae Dunn (John); two granddaughters, Sophia Lynn Gross (Jerry Lee) and Iris Sue Cheek; and one great-granddaughter, Sidda LeeAnn Gross.

Services will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Interment will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park.  

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations made be to the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra or any animal rescue shelter. 

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


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