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Frances I. Washington

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Date published: 5/23/2013

Frances I. Washington

Frances I. Washington, 96, of Washington, D.C., departed this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Carriage Hill Nursing Home in Bethesda, Md.

She was a retired supervisor in the archives department of the federal government in Washington.

Survivors include several nieces, Esther Kay (her caregiver), Doris Veney and Betty Ward, all of King George County, Eunice Keys of Fredericksburg, Marjorie Banks and Lenora Battle of Hyattsville, Md., the Rev. Barbara Purdie of Silver Spring, Md., and Shirley Ward of Washington, D.C.; nephew Willie Newtons of Hyattsville; and a host of other relatives and friends.

There will be a viewing from 4 to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 24, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Stephen's Baptist Church in King George, with Pastor Anthony M. Jones delivering the eulogy. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to albennettandsonfuneral home.com.