Frances Annette Clampitt, of Quincy, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:26 am in Blessing Hospital.
Frances was born June 19, 1927 near Basco, Illinois, the daughter of Harm and Marie Tobias Wichman. She married Curtis Clampitt on June 25, 1949 in the Basco Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on October 14, 2012.
She attended Apple Grove Grade School. Frances then attended Basco High School for three years, and graduated from Elvaston, Illinois High School in 1945. She worked several places including Mississippi Valley Telephone Co. in Carthage, Illinois, Schaffer Pen in Ft. Madison, Iowa, Motorola in Quincy and Ben Franklin. Frances enjoyed sewing and did alterations. She also upholstered furniture for several years. Frances volunteered for the Salvation Army and Blessing Hospital. She enjoyed attending church and Sunday school.
Survivors include her son, Harlan Wayne (Lila) Clampitt, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and step grand-children.
In addition to her husband, Frances was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Donna Ruth, three brothers, Alvin John in infancy, John in the army during World War II, and Fredrick Wickman, a sister, Mary Ann Williams, and a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Wichman.
Services: 11:00 am on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Manago officiating.
Burial: Basco-South Cemetery, Basco, Illinois
Visitation: 9:30 to 11:00 am at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: Meals On Wheels
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.