Frances Whittington

Obituary of Frances Whittington

Frances Irene Whittington, 90 of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. She was born August 5, 1927 in Cambridge, MD and was a daughter of the late Weldon Robert Fisher and Mildred Windsor Fisher.

Frances graduated from Mardela High School. She was employed as a office clerk and head cashier for ACME Markets for 32 years until her retirement in 1976. In 1950, Frances and her husband started the Frances Whittington Trucking Company, where she served as owner/operator. In her younger years, Frances enjoyed traveling, bowling, and loved to dance. She was a member of the Union United Methodist Church.

Frances is survived by two sons, John Whittington, Jr. of Salisbury and Lloyd Allen Davis and his wife Connie of Salisbury, one sister Betty Meadows, of Salisbury, and three nieces Vicki, Ann, and Karen and a caregiver, Jean Adams of Wango.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60+ years John Edward “ED” Whittington, Sr. and one sister Barbara Layfield.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Holloway Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Travers officiating. Interment will follow at Powellville Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Frances’s honor to the Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

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