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In Memory of

Frances Harrell Eggleston

September 7, 1949 - June 19, 2015

Obituary


Frances Louise Harrell Eggleston was released from this earth on Friday, June 19 surrounded by her loved ones.

Fran was born in Austin on September 7, 1949. Her parents bought land in Leander in 1952 and moved there in 1954. She attended Leander ISD starting in the 5th grade and graduated from Leander High School in 1967. She then attended The University of Texas in Austin where she met her future husband, Dr. Alan C. Eggleston, who was an associate professor there. After their marriage, they spent 8 years in Ontario, Canada where...

Frances Louise Harrell Eggleston was released from this earth on Friday, June 19 surrounded by her loved ones.

Fran was born in Austin on September 7, 1949. Her parents bought land in Leander in 1952 and moved there in 1954. She attended Leander ISD starting in the 5th grade and graduated from Leander High School in 1967. She then attended The University of Texas in Austin where she met her future husband, Dr. Alan C. Eggleston, who was an associate professor there. After their marriage, they spent 8 years in Ontario, Canada where they owned and operated a sheep ranch. They returned to Leander when their son, Trevor, was 2. They all remained in Leander the rest of their lives.

Fran worked at, and then owned a research company for several years that performed research on data cartridges and VHS tapes. She dedicated the last 20 years of her life to the students of Leander High School in several different positions over the years. The students were her greatest joy.

Fran was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dr. Alan Compton Eggleston, their son, Trevor Harrell Eggleston, and her parents, Albert and Frances Harrell. She is survived by her sister, Sharon Arthur, brother-in-law, Steve Arthur, her nephews, Nigel Arthur and Dorian Arthur, niece-in-laws, Casie Arthur and Allena Wright, and her grand-nephew, Maxwell Arthur and a close circle of friends.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 1st at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas followed by interment at Bagdad Cemetery in Leander. Pallbearers will be Rich Gutmann, Bryan Gutmann, Jeff Seiler, Nick Schroeder, Jeremy Champion, Christopher Champion, and Curt Raske. Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Parsons and Joey Parsons. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors without Borders, the Humane Society of America or St. Jude Children's Hospital.