Frances McInnis Crumpton died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
She was born on July 5, 1917 in Minden, the daughter of Judge Frank McInnis and Cortez Mixon McInnis. She grew up in the small town of Minden with her close cousins, Harry and John McInnis and lots of aunts and uncles.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, where she also completed one year in the graduate School of Social Work. She was a member of Dallas Zeta Sorority, a member of the Attic Angel Association, served on the Lakewood School Board and a member of Christ Presbyterian Church. She was employed as Director of Volunteer Services at Methodist Hospital and served as president of the State Organization of Directors of Volunteer Services.
Frances will be dearly missed by her three children, Charles Crumpton (Becky) of Honolulu, Hawaii, Susan Manning (Bradley) of Monona, and Marc (Mimi) Crumpton of Homosassa, Florida; her special daughter, Huong Crumpton; her AFS son, Mike (Liz) Nesbitt; eight grandchildren, Marc Jr. (Tara) Crumpton, Braun and Cliff Crumpton, Kim (Chris) Neal, Ian (Hina) Crumpton, Bradley (Emily Hill) Manning, Stuart (Megan) Manning and Charles Manning; and seven great-grandchildren, Ava and Kai Neal, Alyssa Crumpton, Blake and Taylor Crumpton, Lauren, Nolan and Mia Manning and Lucy Manning. She is also survived by many beloved relatives in Louisiana and Arkansas.
Frances was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart, Charles Crumpton, with whom she spent many wonderful years.
A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 903 Broadway in Minden at 10 a.m. on Friday May 10, 2013, with Rev. John Cannon presiding. A graveside and prayer service will follow at Minden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Methodist Church, 903 Broadway, Minden, LA 71055.