Lebanon Reporter

December 11, 2012

Franchesca Noell “Frannie” Willhoite


— Franchesca Noell “Frannie” Willhoite, 19, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at her residence.

Frannie was born April 5, 1993, in Lebanon. She was the daughter of William Allen and Margaret Elane (Watts) Willhoite. A life resident of Lebanon, she attended Lebanon High School.

She worked in laundry and housekeeping at Parkwood, and attended Freedom Church, both in Lebanon.

Frannie loved spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed collecting penguins and anything purple.

Survivors include her father and mother, W. Allen and Margaret “Margie” E. Willhoite of Lebanon; grandparents,  Charlie and Flora Belle Harper of Lebanon, Mary and Raymond Lashbrook of Brooksville, Fla., and Ernest “Bud” and Ruth Watts of Lebanon; one brother, William “Zach” Willhoite of Lebanon; one sister, Gabrielle “Gabi” (fiancé, Pete Sherwood) Willhoite of Indianapolis; three uncles, Eric (Mary Jo) Watts of Jamestown, and Bruce Willhoite and Jim (Sherri) Willhoite, all of Lebanon; aunt, Barb (Michael) Swafford of Lebanon; and niece and nephews, Kyler Willhoite, Keelie Willhoite and Jaxson Willhoite.

She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Bruce Willhoite.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Myers Chapel of Memories, with Pastor Greg Woolfe officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon.

In Lieu of Flowers contributions may be made in memory of Franchesca N. Willhoite, c/o Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, IN 46052.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.


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