Frances Lavon Gregg
Frances Lavon Gregg, 100 years old of Quincy, passed away on Jan. 11, 2015, with family by her side, into the presence of her Heavenly Father.
She was born June 25, 1914, in Covert, Kan., to Albert and Eva Sandy. Raised on the farm, she experienced horse and buggies, the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. In 1937 her family moved to Idaho and then to Nyssa, Ore., where she met her husband, William Gregg. They were married June 25, 1944. Eight years later, they ventured to the Columbia Basin and Quincy to farm with their two children. They farmed for 20 years and then moved to Santa Maria, Calif., for 33 years, returning to Quincy in 2006.
Frances loved doing the Lord’s work, teaching Vacation Bible School, Sunday school and Women’s Missionary Circle and hosting missionaries and Bible studies.
Following the death of Bill, she moved to The Cambridge Assisted Living facility, where she developed an extended loving family.
Frances leaves behind a son, Philip Gregg of Alabama; a daughter, Marilyn Willhoft of Oregon; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the First Baptist Church in Quincy.
Please leave a memory for the family or sign its online guestbook at www.scharbachs.com. Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel in Quincy is assisting the family with arrangements.