Frances Hammontree, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a member of Brainerd Baptist Church. Mrs. Hammontree was preceded in death by her husband, Bill G. Hammontree. Survivors are her son, Cecil (Jan) Hammontree, Soddy-Daisy; daughter, Shelia Lively, Ringgold, Ga.; grandchildren, Casey (Jen) Hammontree, Kenny (Lindsay) Hammontree, Jenny (Brandon) Blankenship, Cindy (Will) McGee; 10 great-grandchildren, Lauren, Wyatt, Rhett, Will, Jackson, Alex, Avery, Clara, Evie and Madi. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Lowery and Brother Mark Smith officiating. Interment in National Cemetery. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Bible Village, 3000 Hamil Road, Hixson, TN 37343. The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.