Remembering Grandma Frances

Frances Helen Myers, 98, a former Greenwich resident, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing Facility in Argyle. Born Nov. 23, 1909, in Schenectady, she was the daughter of Joseph and Katherine Wilday McKinney. Frances was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Greenwich. She enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting and fishing. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Myers who died in 1969, and a brother, Hermus McKinney. Survivors are a son, Ralph E. Myers of Greenwich; a daughter, Ruth Lesson of Grafton, Va.; a brother, Ralph McKinney of Granville; a sister, Viola Lemery of Kingsman, Ariz.; three grandchildren: Edward Lesson, Jarlyn Ballew, and Laurie Westerfield; six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Flynn Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich, N.Y., with the Rev. Eileen Deming, pastor of Centenary United Church officiating. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y. The family suggests memorials in her name be made to Pleasant Valley Activities Fund, 4573 State Route 40, Argyle, NY 12809. Online remembrances can be sent to