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Emma Joan (Reno) Fuller

May 5, 1931 ~ May 2, 2019 (age 87)

Emma “Joan” Fuller, 87, of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Wesley Manor.  She was born May 5, 1931 in Frankfort to Charles and Helen (Rodocker) Reno.  She was a 1950 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She married Lloyd Donald “Don” Fuller on December 6, 1950.  He preceded her in death.  She had worked several jobs, including, a baker and cashier for the Community Schools of Frankfort, Carr Cabinet Factory, Clinton House, and Peter Paul.  She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Clinton County Campers, BLF & E Auxiliary, Eastern Star Lodge of Frankfort, Youth for Christ and The Breakfast Bunch.  She enjoyed camping, singing, crafting, whistling and cooking.

Joan is survived by her children, Donald Loren “Buck” (Mindy) Fuller of Frankfort, Linda Joan (Richard) Hendricks of Cosby, TN, Patricia Jean “Tricia” (Pete) Downs of Altus, OK; brother, Charles James “Jim” Reno of Frankfort; grandchildren, Gina Fennell, Tres Barker, Mike Hendricks, Kerry Hendricks, Missy Ream, Shari Williams, Shawn Fuller, Stephanie Fuller, Medina Franco, Nathan Downs, Sarah Biddy; 30 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Jean Reno; sister-in-law, Janice Reno; and a grandson, Silas Franco.

Visitation will be held 4-8 pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort and Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 1pm until the time of the service at 2pm in Harmony Hall at Wesley Manor.  Chaplain Deborah Musick will officiate.  Burial will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 2056 E. Wabash St., Frankfort, IN 46041

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