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Frances TolbertPassing: April 27, 2012


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday,Apr.30,2012, 10:30 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday,Apr.29,2012, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday,Apr.30,2012, 9:00 pm - 10:30 am


Saltillo Cemetery


MITCHELL Frances Tolbert, 77, passed away at 7:53 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2012 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born June 13, 1934, in Chevrolet, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Nathaniel and Sallie (Scott) Ely. She married Willis E. Tolbert March 3, 1956, and he preceded her in death February 17, 2003.

She was previously employed at RCA and was a member of the Mitchell Senior Citizens.

Surviving: daughters,
Kathy M. (Dwight) Dunbar, Mitchell
Beth A. (Cary) Doub, Mitchell
Amanda L. Dunbar (Chris) Blais, Joshua D. Dunbar,
Christopher L. Doub, and Nicholas C. (Lindsay) Doub
great grandchildren,
Jasmine, Jaida, and Jaxyn Blais
Wanda McFarland, Cincinnati
Pauline Ely, Dryden, Virginia
Ricki Music, Tennessee
Sam Ely, Mitchell
Homer Ely, Mitchell
Nathaniel Ely, Mitchell
Arnold Ely, Pennington Gap, Virginia
special friend,
Edward Kenneth Clark

Her parents; husband; sisters, Dorothy Zeeks and Alline Spears, Barbara Ely, and Judith Ely; and brothers, James, Tom, Britt, Tony, Dewey, and David Ely preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Rev. Dwight Dunbar officiating. Burial will be in Saltillo Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Senior Citizens Center

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8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Donna (Pace) Hart | Indianapolis, IN
    Date: May 31, 2012
    Kathy and family...very sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.
  2. Guest: Paul and Cassie Terry and girls | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 1, 2012
    Our sincere condolences to all of your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. With love~
  3. Guest: Lela Howell | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 29, 2012
    Kathy and Dwight , I am sorry to hear about your mother. Wanted you to know I am thinking of you both
  4. Guest: Monica Ely | Bedford, IN
    Date: April 29, 2012
    Aunt Francis you will be missed!!
  5. Guest: Jackie & Bob Weaver | Waynesburg, PA
    Date: April 29, 2012
    Beth Doub and Family, We love you all. Our prayers and sympathies during this difficult time. Jackie & Bob
  6. Guest: Cindy Farmer | Orleans , IN
    Date: April 28, 2012
    Beth, Cary, Chris, Nick and family: We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time.
  7. Guest: Jenny Scott | Bedford, IN
    Date: April 28, 2012
    Kathy & family so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You are in our thoughts & prayers Love Jenny(Perry)Scott Leah Perry
  8. Guest: Richard & Patty Clark | Columbus, IN
    Date: April 28, 2012
    We are so sorry for the loss of Frances. We extend our deepest sympathy to her family and also to Ed Clark. She will be missed by all! Sincerely, Richard & Patty Clark