Frances Dalton Hardoncourt, 85, passed away March 22, 2013, at a Graham hospital. She was born March 19, 1928, in Mineral Wells, the daughter of Pat F. and Emma Clay Schillings Dalton.
Frances comes from a long line of ranchers including early settlers of Palo Pinto County dating back to the 1850s. She had lived at the family ranch in Graford since 1969.
She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and played the organ there. She loved to play bridge and to bowl.
Mass will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Possum Kingdom Lake. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery at 3 p.m. She is survived by her children: Patricia Chester Goff of Graford; Jan C. Jordan of Arlington; Dalton M. Chester and wife Pam of San Antonio; Larry Hardoncourt of Iowa Park; grandchildren: Gregory Keith Goff and wife Shana, Joe Chester, Michelle Gibbs and husband John, Melinda and Melanie Chester, Aaron Chester and wife Rachel, Matthew Chester, Marcus and Laura Chester, Allison and Blake Wallace, Jason H. Hardoncourt, Jessica Hardoncourt, Ashley Hardoncourt, and Blake Allen; great-grandchildren: Connor and Hunter Goff, Micah and Aubrey Chester, Jadyn Gibbs, Katelynn and Tracy Foust, Annalynn Stokes, Patience Lee Hardoncourt, Zaylee Shay Hardoncourt, Kyla Romero, and Raelahni Romero; sister-in-law: Yvonne Dalton Erwin and her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother: Pat F. Dalton Jr., and her son: Joseph Glen Chester.
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Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home