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OBITUARIES February 26, 2015

9/2/2014 10:26:00 AM
Frances "Fran" Bratcher, 78, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Frances Bratcher
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Frances Bratcher

Frances Bratcher, 78 active in local churches

Frances "Fran" Bratcher, 78, of Seymour died at 8 a.m. Sunday, August 31, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church. Friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church Friday. Burial will be in the Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Paris Crossing.

Mrs. Bratcher worked for the Gerwin Shoe Factory in Seymour for 15 years. She was a member of First Christian Church and formerly taught Sunday school for 20 plus years at Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing. She attended Marion High School and Paris Crossing High School. Mrs. Bratcher enjoyed making crafts and flowers and spending time with family and her great-grandson.

Born April 21, 1936 in Scott County, Mrs. Bratcher was the daughter of Willie and Josie McIntosh. She married Thomas Bratcher on March 11, 1961 at the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing and he survives.

In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Anthony and James Bratcher, both of Seymour; brothers, Eugene (Joyce), Jack (Nancy), David (Sandy), and Steve (Gail) McIntosh, all of Paris Crossing, and Curtis (Karen) McIntosh of Brown County; sisters, Henrietta Mettler of Elizabethtown, Birdie Adams of Dupont, Ileen Wetzel and Judy Baker, both of Seymour, and Edna Rockey and Wanda (Mike) Sullivan, both of North Vernon; grandchildren, Benjamin Bratcher of North Vernon, Ashley Bratcher of Seymour, and Ryder Humphrey of Brownstown, and one great-grandson, Blaise McClune of Seymour.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Patricia Kramer.

Memorials through the funeral home to donor's choice of charity.





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