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Frankie VanMeter

December 11, 1957 — August 15, 2014

Frankie VanMeter


Frankie D. VanMeter, 56, of Mattoon, IL passed away at 11:57 P.M. on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola, IL. Private burial will be at a later date.

Frankie was born on December 11, 1957 in Tuscola, IL. She was a daughter of Loy M. and Alleen (Boswell) Tucker.

She is survived by four children, Shonna Killen, Shanna Killen and her fiancé, Kenneth Dunn, Johnathan VanMeter and his fiancé, Hannah Schweigart and Sarina VanMeter all of Mattoon, IL; five grandchildren, Johnathan Killen, Colin Ralph, Harley Moore, Warrick Nolan and Sabastian Hays; her mother, Alleen Tucker of Arcola, IL; and two sisters, Deborah Pforr and her husband Kevin of Kansas, IL and Rhonda Dodson and her husband Edward of Medicine Park, OK.

Frankie was preceded in death by her father, Loy Tucker and twin brothers, Floyd and Lloyd Tucker.

Frankie was a 1976 graduate of Arcola High School.

She was an avid Elvis Presley fan and enjoyed old John Wayne movies. She had also been involved in many Civil War re-enactments. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends especially her grandchildren.

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