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Obituary for Frances M. Newman (Raney)

Frances Raney Newman, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Frances was the beloved wife of 60 years to Melvin; devoted mother of Kelly (Jim) Harris, the late Jeffrey Newman, Lesley Newman, Carrie (Randy) Gross; and very proud Grandma to 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was born in Bolivar MO, the daughter of the late Harvey (Red) and Hazel Lee Raney and sister to Sue (Dave) Hagar, Joe (Valorie) Raney, Joan (Firoze) Sethna and the late Jim (Jean) Raney.
Frances loved to travel and completed a personal goal of visiting all 50 states with road trips in 2017 and 2018 to Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware and North Dakota.
Private family service to be held at a later date.
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