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Frances C. Douglass, 90, of McLeansboro, died 5:25 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at her residence. She was born March 25, 1925, in Eldorado, the daughter of Jacob Durwood Tison and Muriel (Thomas) Tison. She married Paul “Red” Douglass on July 8, 1944, in McLeansboro; he preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1994. She is survived by a son, Gene Douglass of McLeansboro; six grandchildren, Belynda Boyd and husband Mark of Mountain Grove, Mo., Robert Satterfield and wife Tracy of Kennet, Mo., Marc Satterfield and companion Cindy Jones and Jamie Satterfield and wife Kellie of Harrisburg, Corey Douglass and wife Ashley of Omaha and Kyle Douglass and wife Julie of Mt. Vernon; 14 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Faye Tison of Los Angeles. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul “Red” Douglass; a daughter, Barbara Satterfield; and two brothers, J.D. and Max Tison. She worked several years as a secretary and bookkeeper for Baldwin Sawmill in McLeansboro. She attended Rhine Church in Raleigh for many years until the church closed. She was a member of McLeansboro Elks Lodge 1882 and Eagles Lodge 2699. She loved quilting and was a family oriented person. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Bobby Gentry officiating. The visitation was held 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Harre Funeral Home. Burial was at Hebron Cemetery in Walpole. Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  August 6, 2015
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