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Frances Hand, of Wilmington, died Thursday Sept. 24, 2015, at the age of 89.

Frances was born on Sept. 26, 1925, in New Hanover County, daughter of the late Franklin and Margaret Greer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis H. Hand; daughter, Frances Greer Hand; and nephews, Jay Franklin Gerald, Randy Greer, David Greer and Tony Greer.

Frances was an executive secretary at Piedmont Aviation, Inc. in Winston-Salem until her retirement. She enjoyed playing bridge and her big hats and earrings.

Frances is survived by her sister, Nancy Greer Gerald.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday Sept. 28, 2015, at Forsyth Memorial Park, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106 with Pastor David Tabler of Eden United Methodist Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice or Windermere Presbyterian Church, 104 Windemere Road, Wilmington NC, 28405.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service.

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