Frances Anne Connor-Rothrock
Tuesday 11th of July 1939 - Wednesday 20th of November 2019
Frances Anne Connor-Rothrock, 80, Lexington, passed away November 20, 2019. She was born to the late Roy Franklin and Katherine (Scherer) Montgomery on July 11, 1939 in Rockport, Indiana.
Frances was a Registered Nurse who trained at old Louisville General Hospital and then moved to Indianapolis University Hospital. After her marriage to Dr. James B Connor, she helped establish and operate his oral surgery practice in Lexington. Frances later worked at Lexington Country Place becoming their first Director of Nursing. She also taught Nursing Terminology at Kentucky Tech.
Frances was a former member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing bridge, making candy durning the holidays, square dancing and collecting antiques as hobbies.
Her survivors include her husband John H. Rothrock; three children, Jonathan P. Connor, James Christopher Connor, and Carol K. Connor-Garreau; grandchildren, Ethan Garreau (fiancée Meredith Kerley) and Elizabeth (Corey) Garreau-Rivera; great-grandson Maddox; brother Roy Donald (Mellodee) Montgomery; nephew Roderick D. (Paula) Montgomery; Roderick and Paula’s two children, Ella and Claire; nieces Tanya Cowans and Tonia Ambs; Ila Ball (Robert) Teague; Robert and Ila’s two children, Jared (Lauren) Teague and Daphne Vondenhuevel Warman (Richard); cousins Ellen Sue Morris and Steve Meade; Mr. Rothrock’s daughters Sharon Gieselmann (Frank), Karen Bunch (Dwayne) and Karla Bengert (Pat).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband James B. Connor, D.M.D. and by one sibling Larry Dean Montgomery.
The visitation will take place on Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Milward-Southland. The funeral will occur on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., also at Milward-Southland.
Beth King Nicholssays
Carol, Christopher and Jonathan, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your mother fondly. Running across the street to play, in and out of each others houses. My prayers go out to each of you.