Frances N. StoutSiloam Springs, AR, 1929 - 2020 0comment
Frances N. Stout, 90 year old resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, died on February 12, 2020 at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. She was born on September 9, 1929 to Oliver Newton and Miriam Hammel Newton in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Frances graduated from Siloam Springs High School in 1948. She married Ross Stout on February 13, 1949, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Married for 64 years, Mom is now celebrating their 71st anniversary in Heaven with Dad. Frances worked for Prudential Insurance in Springdale, before moving back to Siloam Springs in 1972 and working for Cox Cable. She was very active in Jaycettes while living in Springdale, and the Women's Golf Association of Dawn Hill, the Siloam Springs Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed Contract Bridge with longtime friends. One of Frances passions in the last few years has been to share the love of Jesus Christ through her participation in the Heart of the Ozarks Emmaus Group. She was also a member of the First Christian Church of Siloam Springs. Frances and Ross were honored by the Charles H. Stout Foundation through the Ross and Fran endowed Scholarship for Nursing at John Brown University.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Stout; three brothers, O.R. Newton, Calvin Newton, and Wesley Newton; and two sisters, Virginia Birley and Rose Townes. She is survived by son, Michael Stout and wife Connie of Cotter, Arkansas; daughter, Donna Hillard and husband Randy of Ozark, Arkansas; son, Charlie Stout and wife Tammy of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Frances was beloved "Mimi" to five grandchildren; 10 great -grandchildren; and one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2020 at First Christian Church, Siloam Springs, with Pastor Joel Rutherford officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at First Christian Church. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, at a later date. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.wassonfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 1405 W Jefferson, Siloam Springs, Ark. 72761. Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.
Published February 14, 2020
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