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Onia "Frankie" McLaren

November 9th, 1931 – August 26th, 2014

Onia "Frankie" McLaren, age 82, of Browning, IL, passed away at 4:12 am on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at her home. Frankie was born on November 9, 1931 in Filbert, West Virginia, the daughter of Joseph Saunders and Princess Ella Bowman. She married Willis "Bill" McLaren on July 12, 1951 in Pocahontas, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on February 8, 2002.

Survivors include her daughter Jennifer (and Marlin) White of Browning, IL, four grandchildren, Morgan White, Justin White, Maggie White and Molly White, three great-grandchildren, Alexander Prather, Willis White and Colt Schisler,and her brother J.R. Bowman of Danville, Virginia.

Preceding Frankie in death are her Parents that raised her, Robert and Lula Harman, her sister Verla Jane Hart and twin sister Virginia Masek and five Brothers, Harliss, Harding, Herbert, Landiss and Robert Bowman.

Frankie worked as a waitress at the Subway Café in Astoria, IL, a switchboard operator in Ipava, IL and an Accountant for Western Electric in Chicago, IL. She was also a member of the Bader Christian Church and Right to Life.

Services will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Bader Christian Church in Bader, IL with Mike Shirley officiating. A visitation will held one hour prior to the services on Friday at the church. Interment will be in the Bader Cemetery in Bader, IL. Memorials may be made to the Bader Christian Church Building Fund.