Frances Tavenner Obituary
 
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Frances Lee Tavenner

December 6, 1925 - December 7, 2012
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Frances Lee Harris Tavenner, 87, of Richmond, Va. passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012. She was born on December 6, 1925 in Newport News, VA. She was preceded in death by her sister Josephine Muire. Lee is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert T. Tavenner, and children R. Gaines Tavenner (Lynn), William H. Tavenner (Barbara), and Susan T. Frank (Billy); grandchildren Josh Frank (Kathryn), Will Frank (Caitlin), and Katie Frank ( Rob Bunting); Jack Tavenner, Cab Tavenner, and Ben Tavenner; great grandchildren Campbell Frank and Charlotte Frank. Lee attended Mary Washington College and received her degree in 1948 from the...
Frances Lee Harris Tavenner, 87, of Richmond, Va. passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012. She was born on December 6, 1925 in Newport News, VA.
She was preceded in death by her sister Josephine Muire. Lee is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert T. Tavenner, and children R. Gaines Tavenner (Lynn), William H. Tavenner (Barbara), and Susan T. Frank (Billy); grandchildren Josh Frank (Kathryn), Will Frank (Caitlin), and Katie Frank ( Rob Bunting); Jack Tavenner, Cab Tavenner, and Ben Tavenner; great grandchildren Campbell Frank and Charlotte Frank.
Lee attended Mary Washington College and received her degree in 1948 from the University of Virginia School of Nursing. She was a nurse at UVA hospital and later worked at MCV. Lee, who never met a stranger, was known for her quick wit and sense of humor. She was an active member of Hermitage Country Club, a long time communicant of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, and former member of the Tuckahoe Women's Club. Lee and her husband Bob enjoyed time with friends at the Richmond Gentry and volunteering with Meals on Wheels.
The family will receive friends at the Woody Funeral Home 1771 N Parham Rd on Monday, December 10, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:00 am at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Forest Ave.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Meals on Wheels, or a charity of your choice.

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