Frances Elizabeth Shelton Ricker, 79, of the Newport Hwy, went to be with her Lord and reunite with her infant daughter: Kathy Kaye Davis. On December 19, 2019 Mrs. Ricker passed away at her home following a brief illness.\n \nShe attended Flag Branch Church of God as long as her health permitted. She retired from Phillips Consumer Electronics after 43 years of service.\n \nShe is survived by her husband of 44 years: Jerry W. Ricker; son: Timmy Ricker and Michelle Dalton; grandchildren: Brooke Ricker, Cody and Brittany Ricker; great-granddaughters: Gracie and Madelyn Ricker; sister-in-law: Diane Phelps; god-daughter and caregiver: Eva Jo Davis Gass.\n \nShe was preceded in death by her infant daughter: Kathy Kaye Davis; parents: Chester and Vickie Shelton; brother: Arthur Shelton; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Herman and Josephine Ricker; sister-in-law: Wanda Jean Ricker.\n \nFrances was blessed with a host of family and friends with special acknowledgement of Jan Ricker and Tammy Hensley, and her life-long friend: Josephine Bowers Davis.\n \nThe family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Dr. Brad Strange and his staff, all the caring members of Caris Hospice, neighbors: Roger and Janie Cutshaw, David and Naomi George, and her church family at Flag Branch Church of God.\n \nThe family will receive friends Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2-4PM & 6-8PM at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown. The funeral service will follow visitation in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Willis Bowers and Hospice Chaplain Sarah Colson officiating. Her favorite hymns will be provided by Jerry and Deanna Wilhoit, Randy Tweed, and Jason Stills. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home Monday, December 23, 2019 at 9:45AM to go in procession to the 10:30AM graveside service which will be held at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Timmy Ricker, Cody Ricker, Roger Cutshall, Ronnie Clark, Brooke Ricker, and Randy Tweed. Honorary pallbearers are Jason, Tosha, and Joseph Phelps, Jackie Bowers, Dennis Bowers, and Gary Bowers.\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nFrances Elizabeth Shelton Ricker, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.