Frances "Fran" Chronister-Merryfield

November 8, 1964 ~ February 24, 2020 (age 55)


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.

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February 28, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Russellville Family Funeral
2757 E Parkway Drive
Russellville, AR 72802

Funeral Service
February 29, 2020

2:00 PM
Russellville Family Funeral (Suggs, Oak Grove)

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