Frances Ann Nease, 67, of West Liberty, and formerly of Quincy, passed away at 6:36 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Green Hills Retirement Community, West Liberty.
Born in Bellefontaine on May 2, 1947, Frances was a daughter of the late Carroll and Ruth E. Yoder Blair.
She married Sylvan “Junior” Nease on Nov. 23, 1974, and he preceded her in death Sept. 24, 1996. Together they raised three children, a son, Carroll (Hayley) Nease of Urbana, and two daughters, Elizabeth Nease of Urbana, and Crystal (Jim) Massengill of DeGraff. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Lissie, Cody and Sara Massengill and Ashland Nease; and a brother, Paul (Brenda) Blair of Bellefontaine.
She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Reanette Blair; two brothers, John H. Blair and James T. Blair, and a sister Sally Roth.
Frances was a member of the Quincy United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Frank James officiates a funeral at 7 p.m. Thursday at Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, where visitation is two hours prior. Burial is at the convenience of the family in Concord Cemetery.
Express condolences at www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.