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Frances Prescott, 1923-2020


Last updated 4/29/2020 at 10:21am

Frances and Jesse Prescott

Frances B. Prescott, age 97, passed away peacefully at Palm Garden in Gainesville, FL on April 26, 2020.

Frances was born in Detroit, MI and graduated from Holly High School. In August 1943, Frances traveled by train to Santa Fe, NM and married her high school sweetheart, U.S. Army Cpl. Jesse A. Prescott, who was stationed at Los Alamos. In October 1944, Frances traveled by troop train with her infant son back to Michigan, where she lived with family until Jesse's return from overseas.

In 1953, they moved to Lake Wales, FL where Frances was a librarian at the Lake Wales Public Library fo...

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