Published in The Washington Post on January 17, 2010
Frances M. Hansbrough (Age 98) Frances Leathanna Hansbrough (nee Mace), of
Warrenton, VA died Friday, January 15, 2010 after a long illness.
Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Samuel and Myrtle Mace. She
graduated from Western High School (1930) and married Walton Hansbrough of
They lived in Georgetown until retiring together back to Waltons hometown.
Mrs. Hansbrough retired from the Colonial Fuel Co. after 22 years of service as a
bookkeeper. She was widowed in 1996. She was a proud and active member of the
Daughters of the American Revolution and longtime member of the Warrenton UMC and
St Lukes UMC in Washington D.C.
Survivors include her cousins Jeanette Crockett and husband Norton of Gaithersburg,
MD, Betty Robin and husband Douglas of Middleburg, VA, Mary Peterson and son
Andrew and daughter Robin. Judy Shapiro and husband Bert of Potomac, MD, Heather
Barnstead and her son Thomas.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 20 at the Moser Funeral Home in
Warrenton at 11 a.m. until service time at 11:30 a.m.
Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, 10200 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda,
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Salvation Army P.O. Box 9474 Warrenton,
VA 20188 or to a Salvation Army of donors choice.
Online condolences at www.moserfuneralhome.com