Frances G. Price 87, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Newton Medical Center. Her life journey began in Mt. Pleasant Texas on November 14, 1927. In 1956 she married the love of her life Gene Price after dating only 11 days. Their journey together ended after more than 57 years when Gene died on March 28, 2014. Gene and Frances adopted two children David Price who died in 1991 and Debbie Jackson who died in 2007.
Frances shared a lifetime ministry with Gene proclaiming the love and salvation of Jesus Christ with her husband Gene. Through the years they knitted together a ministry of music and broadcasting. They were involved in many churches in the in the Newton and Wichita area including a long membership in the Newton Bible Church and First Baptist Church both in Newton. Most recently she was involved in leading a ministry in Moundridge that was meeting in the homes of the members. Part of Gene and Frances’ ministry was playing piano and providing vocal talent for funeral services in Newton. They also spent much of their lives working with underprivileged children and drug addicts through their association with Roloff Evagelistic ministries. For a number of years Frances worked right alongside Gene as director of the Union Rescue Mission and Haven of Hope in Wichita. In Frances quiet time she enjoyed flowers and working in her garden and crocheting afgans and blankets for her friends and family. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren
Frances is survived by her son in law Doug Jackson and his wife and 5. She is also survived by many close friends from her Hillside Road neighborhood including Archie Conduff and his wife, Dr Darold Boley and other close neighbors and friends she has made across the country and around the world.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Gene, two children David and Debbie and one sister.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 8, 2015 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton with Pastor John Downs of Roloff Ministries presiding. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Newton.
Memorials are suggested to Roloff Evangelistic Ministries in care of Petersen Funeral Home.