Family Login:

Frances Blanche Withem

Pause Claire de lune by Patrick Smith, composer (BMI)
Share This Obituary
Resources

Arrangements made by

Madden Funeral Home Inc

371 N 3rd Street
PO Box 428
Ashdown, AR 71822
Get Directions

Profile of Madden Funeral Home Inc

View Phone Number



Memories & Candles

“WE MISS YOU, FRANCES, BUT I KNOW GOD HAS WELCOMED YOU ALREADY.I WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED IF YOU AND EVELYN SPIGNER ALREADY HAVE ACHICKEN FOOT DOMINO...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: JOE STEVENS - ASHDOWN, AR

“I loved her ! Brenda I am thinking of you!! ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Hunter - Lufkin, TX

“Mrs. Withem was a great friend and neighbor to us for many years in the Johnston Hills Subdivision. Oh yes and she was a wonderful teacher. We lost a...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jeri Meeks - Ashdown, AR

“Mrs. Withem was a great friend and neighbor to us for many years in the Johnston Hills Subdivision. Oh yes and she was a wonderful teacher. We lost a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jeri Meeks - Ashdown, AR

“Mrs. Withem was my fourth grade teacher. I remember her so well. She will be missed by many !! I was able to visit with her the past few years. It...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Kay Lincoln - Ashdown, AR

“We lost a golden person. Always admired the Samples in Ashdown. Prayers are with the family. Their grandmother always gave me a word to spell on...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Wayne McCollum - Dallas, TX

“Praying for y'all! Mrs. Withem was a very special person & teacher! God Bless Chuck & Debbie Jewell Grimes ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Jewell grimes - Taylor, AR

“Praying for y'all! Mrs. Either was a very special person & teacher! God Bless Chuck & Debbie Jewell Grimes ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Jewell grimes - Taylor, AR

“I was in Witham 4th grade. She a good teacher,I remember her as a quiet person. My husband, Tommy Hall was pastor at Central Baptist Church where...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Glenda Moss Hall Hall - TX

“What a treasure she was, had her as Sunday school teacher and she was still teaching when I started school but never had her class. Brenda, my...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jeanenne Walker Vowell - AR

“Mrs. Withem was an awesome teacher and a sweet Christian lady God bless her family and friends. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Charlotte Ayers - Ashdown, AR


Frances Blanche Withem, 94, of Ashdown, AR passed away November 28, 2017 in Ashdown. She was born January 10, 1923 in White Cliffs, AR to John and Dena Sample. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Ashdown. Mrs. Withem is preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Erna Withem, one sister, Alma Sample, and one brother, Malcolm Sample.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Gail Withem of Hot Springs, AR, one grandson, Bradley Morgan of China, one granddaughter, Rachel Turner and her husband, Caleb of Prairie Grove, AR, one great-granddaughter, Tinley Turner of Prairie Grove, AR, one step-daughter, Ernestene Lewis of Ashdown, AR, one sister-in-law, Stella Sample of Russellville, AR, two brothers, Alton Sample and his wife Betty Jo of Louisiana, Harold Sample and his wife, Elizabeth of Dallas, TX and numerous other relatives and friends.
Services will be Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00 at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown with a visitation prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00. Reverend Don Embry will be officiating. Interment to follow at Arden Cemetery.