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Frances V. McIntyre

Frances V. McIntyre, 96, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Carriage Crossing Senior Living in Arcola where she has been a resident for three years. 

Frances was born on May 30, 1925 in Sidell to Floyd and Belva (Vaughn) Fausett.  She graduated from Slidell High School in 1942.  She married James McIntyre in 1949; he passed away in 2019.  They were married for 70 years living on a farm North of Newman.  Frances enjoyed gardening, especially flower gardening.  She was a member of Stephen A. Douglas chapter DAR and the Eastern Star being a past Worthy Matron.

She is survived by two children, Malcolm McIntyre and Libby (Steve) Happ; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Tim) Zoch, Megan (Michael Jones) Happ, and Andy Happ; three great-grandchildren, Austin Zoch, Lyndsay Zoch, and Al Happ; one sister, Laura Harris; and one nephew, Steve Harris.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Belva Fausett; husband, James McIntyre, and two grandchildren, Brad and Rebecca McIntyre.

A funeral service was held at 11:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Joines Funeral Home (Newman) with Mr. Ted Shearer officiating. Burial followed at the Fairfield Cemetery.  A visitation was held an hour prior (10-11 a.m.) to the funeral service at the funeral home.  Joines Funeral Home (Newman) is assisting the family with arrangements.  According to the new Illinois mask mandate, masks were asked to be worn during the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fairfield Church.

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