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Frances Elizabeth Park
1926 - 2017

Frances Elizabeth Park, 90, passed away, Saturday, May 13, in Wichita Falls.
Services were held Wednesday at the The Prestyn (formerly First Presbyterian Church) officiated by Dr. Isaac Butterworth.

A family burial service was held at Highland Cemetery prior to the memorial service. Services were under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

Frances was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Iowa Park, and was the daughter of Gayle and Beth Park. She was a lifetime resident of Iowa Park. She went to Iowa Park High School and graduated from Austin College in Sherman. She later received her masters degree from Midwestern State University. She had a 38 year teaching career which began in Burkburnett, and continued in Wichita Falls, where she retired. She was a lifelong Presbyterian serving the church in many different capacities. She became the first woman elder of First Presbyterian Iowa Park in 1969, following in the footsteps of her grandfather Lowrance, who served as an elder many years.

Survivors include her sister Mary Gayle Ozee.

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