Frances was born March 31, 1924, in Sorento to the late Frank and Alice (Blackorby) Allen. She married John Paul Timko on May 14, 1949, in Mount Olive. John passed away April 5, 2001.
Frances was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Mendon. She enjoyed crocheting, canning and embroidering.
Surviving are one daughter, Peggy (Duane) Tobias of Loraine; three grandsons, Trent (Amy) Johnsey of Westfield, Ind., Kurt (Heather) Tobias of Loraine and Kristopher Tobias of Mendon; six grandchildren, Keirsten Tobias, Anna Johnsey, Zachary Johnsey, Brady Johnsey, Kyler Tobias and Casen Tobias; two stepchildren, Darien and Nicholas Bugh; and one sister, Wilma Voyles of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Vollitine and two siblings in infancy.
SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, Mendon, with the Rev. Lou Schlangen conducting. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Sorento.
VISITATION: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church and 1-2 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Perfetti Funeral Home at 201 S. Main St., Sorento IL 62086.
MEMORIALS: St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, Mendon, Salem Lutheran Church, Mendon or St. Agnes Catholic Church, Hillsboro.
ARRANGEMENTS: Hunter Funeral Home, Mendon, and the Perfetti Funeral Home, Sorento.