Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

August 16, 2013

Frances "Granny" Preston, 92

Frances “Granny” Preston, 92, of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the Morning Breeze Nursing Home.

Frances was born July 12, 1921 in Decatur County and was the daughter of Finley and Della Mantooth. Frances married Edgar Grimes in 1940, and he preceded her in death in 1970. After Edgar’s passing, she married George Preston in 1979 and he preceded her in death in 1983.

Frances worked as a sales clerk at Moore’s Store and Lerman’s Store. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg and the Forrest Hill Home Ec. Club.

Survivors include two daughters- Rosalie (Randy) Evans of Lexington, KY and Bobi C. Grimes of Lebanon, OH, two sons-Floyd (Karen) Grimes of Nashville, IN and John (Kathy) Grimes of Greensburg, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by both of her husband’s- Edgar Grimes and George Preston, two sisters- Minnie and Martha Giddings and four brothers- Maurice, Marlin, Carl, and Arthur Mantooth.

There will be a visitation for family and friends held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 9AM until the start of the funeral service 11AM at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Mt. Aerie Cemetery in Letts. Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.

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