Born in New Castle on March 20, 1942, she was the daughter of Francis R. and Audrey E. (Ashby) Dugger.
She married James W. Marlow on September 1, 1984.
Frances was a dear friend to all and a beloved mother to every child she knew. She was a member of the Dugger Church of Christ.
Surviving family includes her husband, James Marlow; daughter, Kelly (Ric) Dugger-Rickard of Brownsburg; son, Jon Robert Helrigel of Brownsburg; son, Todd R. Helrigel of Linton; son, Danny H. (Jenny) Helrigel of Speedway; daughter, Libby (Dan) (Helrigel) Neidlinger of Brownsburg; daughter, Beth A. (Commodore) Secrest of Dugger; daughter, Lynette L. (Craig) Curzon of Fayetteville, AR; son, Mark (Amanda) Marlow of Dugger; one sister, Mary Susan (Dugger) Andrews of Bloomington; and 15 grandchildren.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Dugger Chapel from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from noon until the hour of service on Thursday.
The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Bro. Nick Moore officiating.
Interment will follow at Dugger Cemetery in Dugger.
The family has requested memorial contributions to be made to the Dugger Church of Christ. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.