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Frances Cook Byrom

November 20, 1941 November 19, 2018
Frances Cook Byrom
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Frances Byrom, age 76, of Dalton, passed away, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Tranquility Assisted Living. Frances was born in Walker County, GA., Fran was the first child of Virgil and Dorothy Cook.  She is predeceased in death by her parents, husband Alva Byrom of Alpharetta and dear cousin Nancy Gruman.  She is survived by her sister, Linda Woods of Cohutta, brothers Virgil (Donna) Cook and Randy (Ann) Cook of Dalton, sisters-in-law Maryanna Byrom Hunter of Monticello, GA., and Sandi Mitchell Byrom of San Antonio, TX.   Surviving her are also many cousins, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She attended Whitfield County  public schools and graduated Reinhardt College and GA State University all with academic honors.  She was a mentor and enthusiastic supporter of higher education for many youngsters in her family as well as for GA State U’s annual scholarship drives.  After teaching high school business education in the Atlanta area for several years, she obtained a Certified Financial Planner designation and Series 6 Stockbroker’s License and worked in the financial services industry for a number of years. At age 40, she became a member of ALTA & USTA women’s tennis leagues and played year –round for more than 25 years out of DeKalb and Blackburn tennis centers, often serving as captain.  She enjoyed travel both internationally and within the U.S. especially to major tennis tournaments and to national parks.  She worked with the neighborhood civic associations both in Stone Mountain and Alpharetta.  For more than a decade she delivered Meals on Wheels in Dekalb County. For many years Fran was a member of Tucker First United Methodist Church active in Sunday School, the Board of Stewards, and Co-chair of the Worship Committee, and more recently a member of Alpharetta United Methodist Church. The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Whitfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at funeral home Monday, November 26, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm. You may leave the family a message at www.julianpeeples.com Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Dalton. For more information, call 706-259-7455.


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Visitation

Monday

26

Nov

2:00 PM 11/26/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 11/26/2018 3:00:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home

2801 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA 30721

Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home
2801 Cleveland Rd Dalton 30721 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Nov

3:00 PM 11/26/2018 3:00:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home

2801 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA 30721

Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home
2801 Cleveland Rd Dalton 30721 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Whitfield Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

710 W Cuyler St
Dalton, Georgia 30720

710 W Cuyler St Dalton 30720 Georgia
United States
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