Frances Rector


JASPER Frances Jane Sampley Rector, 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Frances was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, George E. Rector; her parents, James L. and Jennie Lee Weaver Sampley, Fort Oglethorpe; brothers, Jimmy, Charles and Bud Sampley.Survivors include her children, James (Linda) Rector, Wanda (Jerry) Knoll, all of Jasper, and Robert Rector of LaFayette, Ga. She was a beloved grandmother to Cindy (J) Bray, Whitwell, Tenn., Jamie Rector, Jasper, Kristy (Kevin) Hubbard, Jasper, Traci (Rob Klippel) Knoll, of Decatur, Tenn., Scott Rector, of Rossville, Karrie (Dan) McGannon of Orangeburg, S.C.; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Jones, of LaFayette, Ga., and Lois Hakanson, of Mobile, Ala.; brother Jessie Sampley, of Atlanta.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. CST today, Dec. 4, at Rogers Funeral Home in Jasper, Tenn.Funeral services will be conducted from the Jasper Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Dec. 5, with Mickey Rector and Greg Lindsey officiating.Interment will be in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.The family would like to give a special thanks to Etta Mae Hudson and Amedisys Hospice.Condolences may be left at

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