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Francis Hosselton

Nov 19th, 1929 - Apr 29th, 2022

Funeral: 1 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora  

Visitation:  12 noon until 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home

Interment:  Cisne Cemetery


     Francis Mae Hosselton, age 92, of Louisville, Illinois passed away early Friday morning, April 29, 2022, at her home. 

     She was born November 19, 1929, in Oskaloosa Township, the daughter of Norris E. and Opal Marie (Montgomery) Pickel.  On March 24, 1950, she married Donald Sweeney and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1976.  She later married Ray W. Hosselton on November 19, 1978.

     Francis was co-owner and bookkeeper for Ray & Frankie’s Machine Shop for 30 years.  She enjoyed dancing and country music, and was a member of the Louisville American Legion, Louisville VFW, and Louisville Christian Church.

     She is survived by her husband: Ray Hosselton of Louisville; a son: Mike (Debbie) Sweeney of Taylor Mills, Kentucky; a stepson: Roger Hosselton; 7 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband: Don Sweeney; a daughter: Donna Sweeney Pontious; great-grandson: Brandon Roddy; a sister: Juanita Schoonover; and a half-brother: Dwight Pickel.

     A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Gary Kuhlig, Mike Sweeney, and Mikey Sweeney will officiate.  Interment will follow in Cisne Cemetery.  Visitation will be 12 noon until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Louisville Christian Church and will be accepted by the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Judy Holroyd

April 30th

So sorry to hear this.

Linda (King) Martin

April 30th

Mike & Family: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. I’m sorry for your loss. Your mother has gained her wings and can you imagine the joy when she and Donna were reunited❤️

Leon & Glenda Sharp

April 30th

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. She was one super lady.

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

April 30th

I am so so sorry for your loss!!

Jeanie Kinden Gallagher

April 30th

Rest in peace Great Aunt Francis. Condolences and prayers Ray, Mike and families.

Willie and Dana Johnson

April 30th

Francis has been a dear friend for over 50 years we always enjoyed our talks she will be missed RIP Francis

Darla Murphy

April 30th

So sorry to hear this. Frankie was always great to talk to and such a cut up. Prayers.

Dan Smith

April 30th

Sorry for your loss Mike and Debbie. We will be praying for you and your family.

Diane W. Zipay

May 1st

So sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Sue Hampsten

May 2nd

So sorry for your loss. May God bless you with arms of comfort and peace. Blessings of love and joy to your family. Dennis and Sue (Mulvany) Hampsten

Troy & Sandy Thomas

May 2nd

Ray, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you in the days ahead.



Clara Booth
Judy Holroyd
Bud & Linda (King) Martin
Bev Schwaninger
FTHS Class of 1970
John and Caroline Zink
Mary Wathan
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
Ray and Jackie (Hess) Evans
All 70's Reunion
Debbie King Casell
Dan and Deb Greenwood
Charlotte Dulaney
Randy and Donna Payne
Bruce & Robbin Dickey
Dana & Janet (Sanders) Franklin
Jim and Janice Frost
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Willie and Dana Johnson
Gary & Sharon Lagle
Dianne and David Allen
Doug and Marsha Hockman
Rick and Pauline Bowen
Mike & Deb McKinney
Larry Frost
Leon & Glenda Sharp
Micheal W & Kristal G Engelmeier
Diane Zipay
Randy & Lisa Hargis
Glenda Cooper
Angelia,Artdean Warren& family
Diane Zipay
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
vickie hill
Mark&Karen Jones
Steve and Nancy Mink
Steve and Carol Oestreich
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Ken Ross
Ron & Barb Prather
Linda ( Rodgers) Cammon
First Christian Church
Dana Hosselton
Lowell & Brenda K Showalters
Garold Hosselton


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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Flora, Illinois 62839

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Fax: (618) 662-4600
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