Mrs. Frances Touchstone Bean, age 81, of Marietta, passed away March 24, 2010 at her home. Mrs. Bean was born in Cleveland, TN to the late Roy Gates and Rose Lawson Gates, and she is preceded in death by her brother, Earl Wilkey, and her grandson, Andy Gunby.
She is survived by her husband, Billy D. Bean, Marietta; children, Robert (Laura) Touchstone, Jacksonville, FL, Robbie (Bob) Huff, Douglasville, Sheila (Russell) Madden, Elberton, Sherry Touchstone, Marietta, and Bertin (Yvette) Bean, Canton; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Edna (Cayce) Whaley, Cleveland, TN; sister-in-law, Miriam Wilkey, Rome; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, at 11:00 AM in Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel. Minister Rob Touchstone officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening 6-8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local chapter of the American Heart Assoc. (www.americanheart.org
) or American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org
Georgia memorial Park Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 770-432-0771. georgiamemorialpark.com