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Frances Marie Pillans passed away on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at Navarro Regional Hospital. She was a long time member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Winkler. Frances was employed by Texas Miller Products for over 30 years.
Frances married James M. Pillans in December 1946. She was happy when she had a cookbook in her hand and food cooking in the kitchen. She will be remembered for her fried pies, chocolate pies, and rolls. Frances enjoyed crocheting, reading, and quilting. She loved her 29 trips to Branson, MIssouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jim Pillans; parents Herman E. and Beatrice Gullatt; sister Betty Taylor; brothers Tommy Gullatt, Vernon Gullatt, and Charles Gullatt.
Frances is survived by her daughter Linda Craig and husband Morgan of Wortham;son James Gary Pillans and wife Kathy of Retreat; four grandchildren, Dwayne Craig and wife Ronda of Plano, Jeffrey Craig and wife Becky of Wortham, Dr. Justin Pillans and wife Elizabeth of Corsicana, and Karen Pillans Morales and husband Kyle of Midlothian; five great grandchildren, Kelsey Easterling and husband Dr. Ryan Easterling of Ft. Worth, Dayna Craig Ballard and husband Justin of San Antonio, Kaylee Craig of Plano, Morgan Reid Craig of Wortham and Walt Matthew Morales of Midlothian.
She is also survived by her sister Peggy Colburn of Prosper, and brothers Herman Gullatt and wife Pat of Corsicana, and Glenn Gullatt and wife Sherry of Corsicana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Griffin Roughton Funeral Home with burial following at the St. Elmo Cemetery in Winkler.
Pallbearers will be Dwayne Craig, Jeffrey Craig, Johnny Robinson, Brian Milner, Benny Pillans, and Kyle Morales.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements By Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on October 27, 2016
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