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 Author: Mike Mrs. Frances S. Fulmer Posted Date: December 3, 2017
(June 20, 1925 - December 1, 2017)

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Obituary Picture     Frances Stone Fulmer, 92, passed away on December 1, 2017 at Trinity Grove in Wilmington, NC. Frances was born June 20, 1925 in Inman, SC to the late Milan Gardner Stone and Annie Williams Stone. She was preceded in death by her brother James Marshall Stone and her husband of fifty years, William Edmund Fulmer. She called Boone, NC home. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Boone for many years.
    Frances graduated from Winthrop College with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics Education and from Appalachian State Teachers College with a Masters Degree. She taught mathematics at a junior high in Spartanburg, SC, a high school in Columbia, Missouri, and for most of her career, at Appalachian State University.
    Frances was a thoughtful and loving mother and grandmother. She loved to garden and arrange flowers and was active in the Blue Ridge Garden Club in Boone. She and her husband enjoyed traveling all over the United States as well as to Europe, Australia, and Asia.
    She is survived by three daughters, Anne Fulmer Plage and husband Robert of Wilmington, Linda Fulmer Sheer of Chapel Hill, and Janet Fulmer Gilbert and husband Marty of Wilmington. Frances is also survived by four grandchildren, Caitlin Plage Robertson and husband Joel of Nashville, TN, Michael Plage and wife Nataleigh of Wilmington, Caroline Gilbert of Raleigh, NC, and Catherine Sheer Kliegle and husband Jonathan of Chicago, IL.
    A memorial service will take place at First Baptist Church of Boone on Saturday, December 9 at 3:00. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Internment will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens of Boone, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Baptist Church 357 W. King Street, Boone, NC 28607 or Trinity Grove 631 Junction Creek Dr. Wilmington, NC 28412.
    The family would like to thank the staff of Trinity Grove for the loving care she received there.

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