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Frances Barnes Eppes

Frances Barnes Eppes, 95, of Wake Forest, died Friday January 16, 2015. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Horace Barnes and Jewel Glover Barnes.

A memorial service will be held at 10 o’clock Thursday morning January 22, 2015 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Wake Forest where she was a member with a reception to follow. Burial will be held at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon in Elmwood Cemetery in Henderson, NC.

Ms. Eppes moved to Wake Forest in 1947 where she was a bookkeeper for a local business prior to joining the Wake Forest Public Library in 1973. She retired as assistant librarian in 1987.

She is survived by her nephew, C. Foster Jennings, Jr. and wife Lally of Richmond; niece, Nancy Jennings Grey and husband Kevin of Richmond; great niece & nephew, Lacy and Mac Jennings of Richmond. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hall Eppes, Jr.; son, Charles Hall Eppes III; and sister in law, Helen Eppes Jennings.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church 830 Durham Road Wake Forest, NC 27587.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)