Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Frances West Irving
Frances West Irving, 80 of Fayetteville, NC went home to the Lord Monday, March 24, 2008 after a short illness. She left this world as she lived it. Loving God, fearless of death and at peace, surrounded by family and best friend.
She was a retired nursing assistant, a career she was gifted to do and loved dearly. She was born September 16, 1927 in Duplin County, NC to the late Thomas and Mildred West and grew up on the family farm.
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gordon Irving;son, Ronald Irving; and brother William West.
She was a loving mother to Vicky Richards and husband Charles of Fayetteville, NC, Wendy Coggins of Fayetteville, NC, Rebeca Williams and husband George of Silver City, NM, Gordon "Tom" Irving and wife Theresa of Pace, FL. She dearly loved her grandchildren Debra Bolton and husband Dana, Katherine Cox and husband Kevin, Franny Bingham and husband Brian, Georgeanna Jaurequi and husband James. She was a devoted Grandma Scrap to her nine great grandchildren and dearly loved her three nephews.
She was a beautiful, loving, kind, caring,and understanding lady who gave of herself to others. She enjoyed reading her bible, working in her yard, feeding the birds, and spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Her celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 5th at 2:00PM in the Rockfish Community Building. Chaplain Jane Jones will lead the celebration.
Memorials may be made to: Liberty Hospice Care, 2175 Village Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304