Frances Stricklin "Fran" Ong
October 31, 1927 - June 16, 2017
Meehan Junction, MS
Frances was born in Meehan Junction, MS in 1927. She graduated from Laurel High School, (Gardner High School) attended Jones County Junior College, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1951. She worked as the Director of the School of Nursing at South Mississippi Charity Hospital in Laurel, MS in 1955. She later became an accredited certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA).
In 1962 Frances answered a call to service and joined the MEDICO medical team which assigned her to a pediatric unit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where she he met her husband, K.K. Ong.
Frances enjoyed gardening, visiting botanical gardens, and traveling with her husband and other family and friends. She enjoyed trying new food, going to the art museum, listening to music and . . .