Frances L. (Hadley) Sandidge

July 23, 1936 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 85)

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Bloomingdale, Ind. - Frances L. Sandidge, 85, of Bloomingdale, passed away at 2:55 a.m. EDT at the Gibson Family Center For Hospice Care in Terre Haute, Indiana.

She was born July 23, 1936 in Danville, Illinois the daughter of the late Clifford E. and Elsie (Strickland) Hadley.

Frances first married Robert Gilkison on October 3, 1953 in Catlin, Illinois. He preceded her in death on December 31, 1965. She later married Elton Sandidge on August 25, 1982 in Kaufman, Texas. He preceded her in death on October 4, 1992.

Survivors include her children: Sharon L. (Jerry) Johnson of Danville, Illinois; Sandra "Sandi" Wallace of Bloomingdale, Indiana; Robert W. (Janice) Gilkison of Kingman, Indiana and Roger L. (Jane) Gilkison of Georgetown, Illinois; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and brothers: Marlin (Andrea) Hadley of El Paso, Texas and Raymond (Cheryl) Hadley of Apopka, Florida.

Frances was preceded in death by her infant daughter, sister and brother.

Frances  was a member of the Southside Church of Christ in Danville, Illinois. She attended Oakwood High School. Her memberships included the Parke County Senior Citizens Club, Camp Blue Bird, Adult Coloring Book Club and the L.I.F.E. Cancer Support Group. She enjoyed camping, cooking, barbecuing, collecting cook books, watching blue birds and sitting around the campfire.

Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Sunday, April 3, 2022 at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana. Cremation following visitation. Inurnment of cremains will be held at Mount Vernon Cemetery West of Catlin, Illinois at a later date.Contributions may be made to the South Side Church of Christ, 611 Forrest Street, Danville, Illinois 61832.

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April 3, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
DeVerter Funeral Home
215 North Division Street
Cayuga, IN 47928

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