February 12, 1932 - April 28, 2022
The family appreciates your prayers during this time. Frances Dewitt Starling age 90 of Lawrenceville, GA., passed away Thursday, April 28, 2022. She is survived by son, Jerry and his wife Kim; and daughter, Linda Williams; 4 grandchildren, Tara Williams Shaia (Jeremy Shaia), Chad Harris Williams (Stephanie Williams), Amy Williams Hammersmith (Connor Hammersmith) and Taylor Prescott Williams; 9 great grandchildren, Chloe, Madeline, Graham, James, Davis, Caroline, Amelia, Cohen and Harris. In 1932, Frances was born to Walter Dewitt and Dorothy Harris in Connersville, Indiana. She was the youngest of two girls. As a child, Frances lived in Cincinnati and Chicago and went to Connersville high school. She married in her sophomore year in college and graduated from Oglethorpe University, Brookhaven with Jerry in tow and pregnant with Linda. She moved to Miami with her 2 children 1963. Her working career started as an elementary teacher in the Miami inner-city. Following several years of teaching fourth grade, she later worked as a bank teller. She finished her career as an accountant for a local car dealer and the Miami Jewish Home. Frances married Jack Starling in1979. A few days prior to the wedding, she was in a serious car accident, but not to change the wedding date she married Jack in the hospital. Francis was an avid reader of historical fiction books. A perfectionist at cross stitch sewing, she was continuously creating baby bibs, blankets and beautiful framed wall hangings. She loved animals and learning about their habitats. Over the past 50 years she almost always had a companion dog and a bird or two in between them. Following Jack's death, Francis moved to Lawrenceville, Ga. to be close to her children and grandchildren. The family would like to thank her prayer partners at Nett Church and longtime friend and caregiver Darlene Wolff. The funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances Dewitt starling will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, Snellville, GA. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 AM until the time of service 11:00 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a memorial donation to Nett Church at Bethesda, Lawrenceville, 444 Bethesda Church Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org in memory of Frances Dewitt Starling. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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