Frances Ripley

Frances Ripley, age 92, died Friday, July 31, 2020, in Brownwood, Texas.

She was born on Aug. 23, 1927, in Comanche, Texas, to W. L. and Bessy (Harkins) Brown. She married William “Bill” Ripley in Comanche on April 20, 1945. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2011. She was a Baptist.

She is survived by her two sons, Mike Ripley of Comanche and Rodney Ripley of Midland; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Due to COVID-19, a private graveside service was held for immediate family only.

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Posted online on August 07, 2020