MARICOPA, ARIZONA – Frances Delora Hash, 98, formerly of Oolitic, passed away November 6, 2023 at Anne’s Assisted Living in Maricopa, Arizona.
Born March 20, 1925, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Olman “Ollie” and Stella (Dowling) Cooper. She married Leland Elrod on October 28, 1942, and he preceded her in death February 24, 1969. She then married Norman Dale Hash on August 19, 1972, and he preceded her in death January 3, 2009.
Frances retired from Roberts Brass and had also worked at Reliance. She was a member of Oolitic Baptist Church. Frances loved sewing, quilting and doing crafts. She also loved flowers, plants, and spending time outdoors. Everyone was amazed that she could sew and put something together without a pattern. She was fun, witty, and a joy to spend time with.
Survivors include her daughter, Janice Kay Elrod Pipher of Bloomington; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Norma Jean Cooper of Bedford.
Her parents; husbands; daughter, Carolyn Elrod Mann; a great-grandchild; and siblings, Carl Cooper, Helen Cooper, Lois York, Mildred Henley, Dale Cooper, Sue Lewis, Betty Lou Cooper, Jerry Cooper, Jack Cooper, and Norman Dean Cooper, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 17, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Taylor Quinley officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.