Frances MetCalf

Frances Metcalf, 74, of Joshua, died Sunday afternoon, 29 Aug 1982 in St.
Joseph Hospital, Ft. Worth, after an extended illness.  Services were held
Wednesday afternoon, Sep. 1, at Brister-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel in
Meridian, with Rev. Joe Lee of Morgan officiating.  Burial was in the Green
Acres Memorial Cemetery in Cleburne.  Born 1 Nov 1907 in Rio Vista, to the
late Frank & Nancy Weston Ryals, she moved to Bosque County as a small
child & settled in the Steiner & Kopperl areas, where she was raised.  She
married Fred Metcalf on 17 Oct 1929, in Kopperl.  Frances was a former
resident of hIll County, & Ft. worht & had live in Joshua for th epast 18 years.
 She was a member of the Pentecostal Church.  Survivors:  her husband,
Fred Metcalf of Joshuea; daughter, Mrs. Harold (Juanita) Ballinger of Joshua;
sister, Mrs. Annie Hasty of Meridian; 2 brothers: James Ryals of Morgan &
George Ryals of Ft. Worth; 1 granddaughter; 2 great grandchildren; 4 step
grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren.  Pallbearers:  George Ivy, Gary
Johnston, John Land, Lewis Land, Glen Land, & Wayne land.