Frances Louise Carleton, 87, of Pomeroy, Ohio, departed this life on December 11, 2012, at Overbrook Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 10, 1925, daughter of the late John Dill and Grace Bumgardner Dill. She was a graduate of Pomeroy High School and she retired from Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center.
Frances married William Henry Carleton on February 3, 1945. She was the loving mother of Jim (Connie) Carleton, Mike (Candy) Carleton, Mary Sheets, Sandy (Jeff) Needs and Sally (Buddy) Ervin. She was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Chris (Stacy) Carleton, Mandi (Chad) Roberts, Jason (Sarah) Carleton, B.J. (Megan) Ervin, Seth Carleton, Sara Beth Ervin, Betsy (Kevin) Fields, Deidra Carleton, Scott Needs, Carrie (Mike Jarvis) Sheets, Kacy Ervin and Evan (Rachael) Needs; nineteen great-grandchildren, Taylor, Alison, Kelsey, Sophie, Ella, Brayden, Conner, Gage, Cami, Preston, Alexis, Dalton, Maycee, Adyson, Braxton, Ethan, Treyson, Hunter and Jay. She is also survived by sisters, Faye Watson and Retta Arnett; sisters-in-law, Sara Dill and Barbie Dill; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, John and Grace Dill, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Carleton; son-in-law, David Sheets; great-grandson, Michael Allan Carleton; brothers, Ellsworth, Charles, Carl, Bill and John Dill; sisters, Kathryn Evans, Mary Starcher and Esther Dill.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Arland King officiating. Burial will follow at Rocksprings Cemetery. Visiting hours for family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.