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Frances Luease McDonald

TEMPLE  Frances McDonald, 84, Temple, departed this life in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at Walters Cemetery with the Rev. Jay Driskill officiating.

Services are direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters.

Frances Luease Buttrum McDonald was born Nov. 27, 1933, at Creal, Ill., to Ezra and Lena Dean Buttrum. Frances grew up in southern Illinois and then made her home for several years in the Del Rio and San Antonio areas of Texas. She married Roy Melvin McDonald on Nov. 22, 1974, in Oklahoma City. They called Wichita Falls, Texas, their home but moved around with Roy's electrical contracting job. They settled east of Walters in1980 where they owned and operated McD's Bait and Grocery until 1989. Roy preceded her in death in 2004. Frances moved to Temple three years ago and then to Corpus Christi in February of this year to be near her daughter.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Linda Ross of New Mexico, Dixie and Gary Tondre Sr. of Corpus Christi, Jackie and Michael Burleson of Oklahoma City; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, in 2004; two daughters: Teddie and Teresa Wristen; and a son, Tom Wristen.

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