In Memory of Frances Ann Nealis Tatman
April 10, 1935 - November 22, 2007

TATMAN Frances, 72, wife of William S. Tatman, died Thu Nov 22, 2007 at Hospice Care Center. Born in Marion, IN, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Vera Nealis. She was retired from the Fayette Co. public schools and a member of First Wesleyan Church. Survivors other than her husband are her children, Ted (Darlene) Tatman, Rev. Mike (Eileen) Tatman, Amy (David) Shannon and Laura (Scott) Ellis; grandchildren, Lydia and Hannah Tatman, Kristal and Jeremy Shannon, Shelby and Travis McCuddy and Corban Ellis; brother, Rev. Grant Nealis (Dottie); and sister, Esther Farmer. Funeral services will be 11am Mon at First Wesleyan Church, 533 Parkside Drive. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be William P. Begley, Scott Ellis, Shelby McCuddy, Travis McCuddy, David Shannon and Jeremy Shannon. Visitation will be from 4-8pm Sun at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Main St. and 10-11am Mon at First Wesleyan Church. Contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1065 Dove Run Rd, Lexington, KY 40502 or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

(Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on 11/25/2007)

 
A multimedia slideshow with photos from Frances' life was shown during visitation time at the funeral home. Click here to download a copy of this slideshow. A broadband Internet connection is recommended, as the show is 34 MB.

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In 1999, WKYT-TV medical reporter Jerry Sander did a story on a then-new Alzheimer's treatment drug. The report featured Bill and Frances Tatman. This 3 minute video clip (which is in Windows Media Video format) may be downloaded or streamed here.

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