Frances Elizabeth Drennon, 83, of Las Cruces, N.M., and a former resident of Port Charlotte, Fla., entered eternal life Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
She was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Hixon, Tenn., to Floyd and Tilda Holcomb Smith.
Frances was a self-employed accountant and Former Miss Chattanooga 1944.
She is survived by her son, Michael M. (Jill) Drennon of Sterling Heights, Mich.; daughters, Sharon (Tom) Grzanka of Las Cruces, and Rita Drennon of Port Charlotte; grandchildren, Jason Benjamin and Michael Allen Drennon, and Michael Whitehead; and great-grandchildren, Jaylyn, Shae and Myles Drennon. Frances was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers; a sister; and a grandson.
At her request, cremation will take place, with a graveside service in May 2013 in Hixon.
Arrangements are by Baca’s Sunset Crematory, Las Cruces.