Hugoton KS Frances A. Simmons, 88, Hugoton, KS, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011at Stevens county Hospital, Hugoton, KS. She was born May 5, 1923 in Seward County, KS, the daughter ofJames D. & Jessie E. Lamberson Harvey. She attended school at Superior, Antelope and the Hitch Ranch School. Frances had a love for cooking and baking, cooking for different localcafes for many years and at the First Christian Church for eight years.She was a care giver for the Schonover family for eight years. She was a member of the Faith Tabernacle, Liberal, KS. On October 16, 1940, she married Aron N. Carpenter at Liberal, KS.She married Hardy Simmons on February 16, 1967 at Beaver, OK, he diedJune 22, 1984. She is survived by three sons, Larry Joe Carpenter, Hugoton, KS;David Carpenter and wife Sharon, Lowell, AR; Bill Manning and wife ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ Connie, Dodge City, KS: six grandchildren and ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜fourteen great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren andtwo step-grandchildren. ˜ She was preceded in deaath by her parents,four brothers, four sisters, son Gary John Carpenter,grandson Aron David Carpenter. Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 A.M. Monday at theFaith Tabernacle, with Rev. Rex Petty presiding. Interment will be in the Arkalon Cemetery, Liberal, KS. Friends may call at the ˜Miller Mortuary 4-8 P.M. Saturdayand 1-8 P.M. Sunday. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Frances A. Simmons please visit our Sympathy Store.