Frances Elizabeth Cross Lethcoe


Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Cross Lethcoe, 85, Jonesborough, went to her heavenly home, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at home under hospice care.
Mrs. Lethcoe was born in Bristol, VA and the daughter of the late John and Matilda Cross. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Lethcoe, two brothers, and two sisters.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesborough.
She was a Florist, Artist and an Instructor of each.
Those left to cherish her memory, her twin brother, Dee Cross; two sons, Frank Lethcoe, Jr. and wife, Lynn and Dan Lethcoe and wife, Lisa; daughters, Karen Adams and Vanessa Robinson and husband, Van; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; plus, a large extended family.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Amedisys Hospice.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. David Cross officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:30-6:45 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
She will be laid to rest with her husband at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her seven grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Ronald McDonald House 418 N. State of Franklin Rd. Johnson City, TN 37604.

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11-28-2018 Debbie Ottinger (Physical Therapy)
Karen, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time, your mom taught me so much about love and I will always cherish the time we spent at your home during Christmas with my grandchildren- she truly explained the real meaning of Christmas to the kids - I feel very blessed to have met an angel on earth!
11-21-2018 Terry, Lisa & Preston White
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Frances. She was one of my favorite people and so was Pastor Lethcoe. We are members of Virginia Avenue Baptist in Bristol and always loved to see them visit. Mrs. Frances & I had a shared love of angels. I never got to see her angels in person, but she told me of the ones she loved and why. And she loved telling me that she had angels in her bathroom. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Terry, Lisa & Preston White Bristol TN
11-19-2018 Jane Collins
I am so sorry for your loss. I loved your sweet Mother. She taught me so much about so many things. I see floral arrangements and think Francis could teach that arranger something! She was a great example of God's love to all


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