Frances Worthington

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Funeral services for Frances Louise Kain Worthington, 84 of Bainbridge, were held Monday, Aug. 10, at the chapel of Cox-Ware Funeral Home with the Rev. Stanley Phillips officiating.

A private burial followed at Oak City Cemetery with Robert Archer, Bradley Henry, Mark Harrell, Billy Barber and John Cook serving as active pallbearers.

Born Jan. 10, 1925, in Decatur County, Mrs. Worthington died on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at Memorial Manor in Bainbridge.

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Mrs. Worthington lived all of her life in Decatur County and was a homemaker. She married Willie B. Worthington April 29, 1942. Mrs. Worthington was a charter member of Fellowship Baptist Church, which she loved dearly and where she taught Sunday School. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, was very active with the Gray Ladies at the Old Fidelas Nursing Home and Bainbridge High School, and loved fishing, cooking, crocheting, canasta and needle work.

Mrs. Worthington was preceded in death by her parents, one infant son, Dewitt Worthington; a sister, Virginia Hartley; and a brother, W.L. Kain.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Willie B. Worthington; one daughter, Beverly Worthington-Archer of Nova, Ohio; one sister, Lorraine Cook of Cartersville, Ga.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Cox-Ware Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.