Frances E. Whitman, 90, of Princeton passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at Gibson General Hospital.

 Born March 28, 1920 in Pike County, she was the daughter of Elmer and Lena (Templin) Murry.

She was employed for 27 years at Wirth Regional Hospital as a nurse’s aide.

Survivors include daughter,  Shirley Smith of Princeton; son, Lee Allen Houchins of Athens, Ala.; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleon Whitman; and son, Dr. Gary Houchins.

 Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Matt Malin officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. until the service hour Saturday at the chapel.