Mrs. Frances Marie Mote, 83, of Vandalia passed away at 10:59am, Monday, August 15, 2016 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family.
Per family’s wishes no services will be held and cremation rites accorded. Arrangements by Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia; online condolences available at www.hohltandfilefh.com
Frances was born December 22, 1932 in Winchester, IN, the daughter of Edgar and Myrtle (Copper) Lykins. She married Robert Mote on June 24, 1950; he preceded her in death in 2001.
Frances worked as a nurse’s aide before staying home and raising her family. She loved to play bingo and scratch off lotto tickets.
She is survived by her daughters Sandra Rogers of Vandalia and Patty and husband Alan Railsback of Greenville, OH; son Kelton Mote and canine companion Buddy of Greenville, OH; brothers George Lykins of Palmetto, FL and Ronnie Lykins of Kansas City, KS; grandchildren Dawn Hobson and Darin Hobson of Little Rock, AR, Jason Berry and wife Angie of Salem, Tanda Ronholdt of Patoka, Gerrid Berry and wife Andrea of Vandalia, Jamie and husband Casey Landreth of Patoka, Brandi and husband Jacon Wyne of New Madison, OH, and Jesse Railsback of Greenville, OH; 18 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Kathy Hobson, and brothers Jimmy and Pat Lykins.