Frances Marie McGhee Kirk, 51, of Bobtown, and formerly of North Carolina, died Friday, July 9, 2021, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. Born September 2, 1969, in Nyack, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late William Harry McGhee and Juanita Marie Haffa McGhee Ford.
Frances enjoyed spending time on the river and fishing, and visiting yard sales all over the area. She loved to decorate her home for every season and any reason, and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh sports teams.
Surviving is her loving companion for the past 27 years, Samuel "Red" Chipps; a daughter, Crystal Hope and husband Andrew of Mooresboro, N.C.; three grandchildren, Trent Bernat, Natalie and Sarah Hope; a stepson, Sebastian Chipps of McClellandtown; a sister, Christine McGhee, and a brother, Richard McGhee, both of Lincolnton, N.C.; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Her family received friends in the RICHARD R. HEROD FUNERAL HOME, Point Marion, Wednesday, followed by a brief memorial service.