Frances Diggs Strother, 92, of Harpers Ferry, WV, went to be with the Lord, on Monday, October 29, 2012 at her daughter’s residence in Woodbridge, Virginia.
Born December 14, 1919 in Markham, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Augusta Diggs and Ida Belle Newman Diggs.
She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Harpers Ferry, WV.
Frances was active in her church and enjoyed embroidery and cooking.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Peterbark and husband, Wade, of Woodbridge, VA; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and nine foster children, Nellie Tapscott, Margo Adams, Johnny Smith, Richie Smith, Phillip Dozier, Chris Dozier, Michael Dozier, Chester Hosby and Wallace Hosby.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Strother, two sisters, Mildred Bailey and Corenia Diggs and one brother, Willie Diggs.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Harpers Ferry, WV.