SOCKMAN, Frances

SOCKMAN, Frances W., 85, of Yorkville, Ohio died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at her home.

She was born Aug. 27, 1927 in East Liverpool, Ohio to the late Francis and Wilma Winters Lemal.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Martins Ferry, Ohio.

Frances was an avid reader, and very interested in the Humane Society. She was very friendly, and never knew a stranger.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis “Bud” Sockman Jr.; a son, James W. Sockman; two grandsons, Kirk Adams French; an infant, Gabriel Henry; a twin brother, Michael Lemal; and a sister, Shirley Pollock.

Surviving are a son, John (Jennifer) Sockman of Rayland, Ohio; two daughters, Patricia (Larry) French of Dillonvale, Ohio; and Susan (Jim) Crockard of Wheeling; a brother, Dick (Alma) Lemal of Martins Ferry, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Friends will be received to pay tribute to Francis and celebrate her life Sunday 2-8 p.m., and Monday 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. service, at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville with Rev. Richard Lemal officiating.

Burial at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.