Frances Mae Eisman

Frances Mae Eisman

Frances Mae Eisman, daughter of the late George Ira and Mildred (Cox) Garner, was born on May 5, 1934 in Springfield, MO, and departed this life on January 11, 2020 in Springfield, MO. At the time of her passing she was 85 years, eight months, and five days of age.

Frances was raised in Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School.

She was united in marriage to Willard Eisman on September 14, 1952 and to this union two children were born, both of whom survive her.

She worked at Bea’s Fashion Shop for several years and Walmart in Buffalo for 10 years. She also volunteered in the polling stations for fifty years. Frances also helped her husband on the farm raising beef and dairy cattle for many years.

She took pride in her home and her cooking, and always made sure there was a plate of food for anyone who showed up.

Frances attended the First Christian Church in Buffalo for many years.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband Willard and her parents.

She is survived by her children, Carroll & wife Ida Eisman of Buffalo, MO and Marjie & husband Russell Neff of Fair Grove, MO; four grandchildren, Kenny & wife Karen Eisman, Michelle Eisman, Morgan & husband Kyle Taylor, and Wyle Potter; five great-grandchildren, Kalla Eisman, Payton Eisman, Baylie Eisman, Trenton Eisman, and Anthony Swanigan; and one sister, Margaret & husband Jake Rose of Pekin, IL. She also leaves other family members and friends who will all truly miss her.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Cantlon Otterness & Viets Chapel with Pastor Tim Case officiating. Escorts will be Wyle Potter, Kyle Taylor, David Phillips, Duane Phillips, Wayne Hardison, and Greg Eisman. Honorary escorts will be Joe Turner, Ronnie Rose, Kenny Eisman, Curtis Wilson, Bill Turner, and Carl Witt. Interment will be in the Memorial Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the care and direction of the Cantlon Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Buffalo Humane Society.

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