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Mary Frances Adams “Fran” Pardue

Mary Frances Adams “Fran” Pardue, 63, of Silverstone Road, Zionville, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at home. She was born February 9, 1951 in Johnson County, Tennessee. Fran was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Mountain City, and was a detention officer with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Department. Her love in life was her family and grandchildren, and her passion for others was evident by her generosity to anyone in need.
Mrs. Pardue is survived by her children, Ricky J. Pardue and wife, Billie of Vilas, Vickie Kinner and husband, Greg, of Zionville, Anna Isaacs and husband, Jordan, of Fleetwood, and Tony Pardue and wife, Holly, of Boone; her mother, Dora Adams of Butler, TN; five grandsons, Dustin and Ethan Pardue, both of Vilas, Channing Jeffers and Jaxson Kinner, both of Zionville, and Cohen Isaacs of Fleetwood; three brothers, Worley Adams, Charlie Adams and wife, Tammie, and David Adams and wife, Traci, all of Butler, TN; three sisters, Barbara Denney, and Connie Ashenbach and husband, Heath, all of Mountain City, TN, and Darlene Woodard of Butler, TN. A number of nieces, nephews, and cousins, and a special friend, Danny Herman of Mountain City, TN also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. C. Pardue; and her father, Willie Reece Adams.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11 AM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Kenny Ray Vaught and Rev. David Ward. Burial followed at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Sunday evening from 5 until 7 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to the Seby B. Jones Cancer Center Emergency Fund, PO Box 2600, Boone, NC 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Pardue family.