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Francis Lavern “Giggles” (Walters) Harrington
1932 - 2016

Francis Lavern “Giggles” (Walters) Harrington, 83, passed away Saturday, April 2, in Iowa Park.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel with Glen Pearce officiating.

Graveside services followed at Highland Cemetery.

Francis was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Purdon, to H.R. and Hazel (Johnston) Walters. She graduated from Iowa Park schools and worked for 40 years as a seamstress for Levi Strauss. She married Billy Joe Harrington, on Feb. 9, 1950, in Wichita Falls. Francis enjoyed skating and square dancing, and also enjoyed spending time going fishing and to football games.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Billy Joe Harrington; a son, David Bruce Harrington; a daughter, Renea Petty; a sister, Helen Ruth Washington of Hurst; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

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