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Russellville Family Funeral
Saturday February 29th, 2020

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Frances "Fran" Chronister-Merryfield

Frances "Fran" Chronister-Merryfield, 55 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Monday,  February 24, 2020. She was born November 8, 1964 in Russellville, to Lemuel Don Chronister and Sharon Shaw.  

Fran always lived life through simple pleasures. She was a beautiful soul who would always go out of her way to make you feel loved, even if you were a stranger. If you were ever blessed to meet Fran, you would never forget her. The WORLD will miss the " I love you" from Fran.

She was preceded in death by her sister, June Elizabeth Kimbrough; grandmother, Beverly Cunningham; uncle, Kenneth Shaw. 

She is survived by her daughters, Kasey Walls and Sara Chaisson; grandchildren, Aahna Combs, Kyler Watkins, Ocean Chanthavong; parents; sister, Tanya Garner & Jason; many nieces, nephews, family and friends whom she all loved a lot. 

Her visitation will be 6:30 - 8:30 Friday, February 28, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral chapel. The Funeral service will be 2pm Saturday February 29, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral with burial following in Suggs cemetery in Oak Grove. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be Seabern Wilson, Tim Cole, Jason Garner, Britt Gilbert, Mile Okoniewski, and Johnny Robertson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kyler Watkins and Jimmy Dale Chronister.

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .

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Frances you were one of a kind. And I will forever love and miss you! With Pure Love!

Jocelyn Foshee Mar 1 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances "Fran" Chronister-Merryfield

Misty Johnson Feb 27 2020 12:00 AM

I spent a lot of time with my cousins June and Fran growing up..... My Uncle Don and Aunt Sharon would pull up in the yard and tell me to pack a bag!!!! I would and my daddy would come get me in 3 or 4 days ..... We used to have a blast!!!! I miss you guys but I know y'all guys are up there talking up a storm with my daddy ... And all the other fAmily that up there .....throw some blessings down every now and then ... God knows that we need need em..down here....... I love you guys ... ....

Kristie Chronister Feb 26 2020 12:00 AM

Praying for you all. Fran and I attended Immanuel Baptist Church, in Little Rock, together, when she lived there. Her hugs and smiles and I Love Yous will be missed, greatly, by me. I am asking The Holy Spirit to pour His peace and contentment, comfort and joy, down over you all, like warm honey. Libbie Dougan

Libbie Dougan Feb 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Frances "Fran" Chronister-Merryfield

Renee Stone Feb 26 2020 12:00 AM