Frances Figueroa Obituary

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Frances Conner (Conner) Figueroa

January 24, 1919 - August 6, 2014
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Frances Conner Figueroa (1919-2014) Frances Robinson Conner Figueroa died on August 6, 2014 at Banner Hospice in Sun City West, AZ. She was born January 24, 1919 to Thomas Charles and Essie Mabel Robinson in Hannibal, MO. Frances resided in Yuma from 1947 until moving to Wickenburg, AZ in 2012. Frances was preceded in death by her husband Lewis O. Conner in 1977. She married Robert M. Figueroa in 1986. Robert died in 2010. She is survived by daughters, Susan Conner Goodman (Vern) of Wickenburg, AZ and Catherine Conner McDade (Michael) of Beaverton, OR; Four grandchildren, Amy Catherine Goodman of Portland OR, Joel Lewis Goodman...
Frances Conner Figueroa (1919-2014)

Frances Robinson Conner Figueroa died on August 6, 2014 at Banner Hospice in Sun City West, AZ. She was born January 24, 1919 to Thomas Charles and Essie Mabel Robinson in Hannibal, MO. Frances resided in Yuma from 1947 until moving to Wickenburg, AZ in 2012.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband Lewis O. Conner in 1977. She married Robert M. Figueroa in 1986. Robert died in 2010.

She is survived by daughters, Susan Conner Goodman (Vern) of Wickenburg, AZ and Catherine Conner McDade (Michael) of Beaverton, OR; Four grandchildren, Amy Catherine Goodman of Portland OR, Joel Lewis Goodman (Kelley) of Niseko Japan, Paul Curtis Goodman of Bend OR, and Stephanie Ann Goodman (Joshua Sylce) of Eagle, ID; Two great grandchildren (parents Joel and Kelley), Conner Lewis Goodman and Madison Emma Goodman, and a nephew Pat Conner (Jeanne) of Yuma. She is also survived by three step-children, Kay Figueroa, Mattie Mills and Yile Figueroa.

Frances graduated from Hannibal La Grange College, received a degree in Education from the University of Missouri, Columbia and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She taught high school home economics in St. Louis, MO before marrying Lewis at the end of World War II in 1946.

Frances was an active member of the Yuma community. She was an over 50 year member of both the P.E.O. Sisterhood and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. At St. Paul's she taught Sunday school for 14 years and was active in their ECW women's group. In addition, she was a charter member of the Yuma Golf and Country Club, a long time volunteer with Hospice of Yuma, and a member of the Women's League of the Yuma Fine Arts Association. Frances served as an officer of her garden club and on the board of directors for the Camp Fire Girls. She loved to travel, swim and ride bicycles.

Funeral services will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Frances to St. Paul's Episcopal Church or Hospice of Yuma, 1824 S. 8th Ave. 85364, 928-343-2222

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.

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"Psalm 146:5&9, tells us that:Happy, IS THE ONE WHOSE HOPE IS IN GOD. GOD HAS SUCH LOVING CONCERN FOR BEREAVED ONES.SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS." Frances (NC)

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