Frances E. Guymon, 87, of Sedalia, died Aug. 15, 2013. She was born in Clifton City on Aug. 13, 1926, the daughter of William and Emma (Newell) Brown. Frances and Lyman Guymon were married on Oct. 17, 1943. Lyman preceded her in death on July 18, 2010.
She worked for Lamy Manufacturing for several years. She was a stay at home mother who had a green thumb. Her flower garden was something she was proud of and she was thrilled with the birds her garden attracted. She loved to sew and made Barbie Doll clothes for her granddaughters.
Frances and Lyman were married while Lyman was on leave from the U.S. Army. They lived in California for a number of years before returning to Sedalia for retirement.
She is survived by her daughter Sharon Stitt and her husband Dale of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; three granddaughters, Kelly Thomas and her husband Dennis, April Miller and Dawn Brooks; three great granddaughters, Amanda, Katelyn and Samantha; her great grandson, Gregory and her great great grandson, Gavin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyman.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home. Entombment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.
Frances’ family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Bothwell Hospice in care of the funeral home.