Frances L. Wingate, 79, of Holton worked for schools
Frances L. Wingate, 79, of Holton died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in the Craven Cemetery at Milan. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services.
Mrs. Wingate was a custodian for the Holton and South Ripley Elementary schools. She had also operated the Small Sprout Greenhouse in Holton.
Born July 26, 1933 in Osgood, Mrs. Wingate was the daughter of Wilbur and Audrey Morris Wilson. She married William Wingate on March 15, 1952 and he preceded her in death on October 16, 1983.
Survivors include a son, Tom (Penny) Wingate of North Vernon; daughters, Bonnie (Robert) McIntosh of Holton, Mary Heidorn of Versailles and Patty (Brian) Pollitt of Connersville; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Loretta Burton of Versailles and a brother, Delbert Wilson of North Vernon.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Wingate was preceded in death by brothers, Bud, Ronnie and Gary Wilson.
Memorials may be given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or the Holton Fire Department in care of the funeral home.