Loraine A. Frank, 79 of Hendersonville, died Sunday, October 9, 2011 in the loving arms of her family, at her home surrounded by those whom she loved.
Born in Cleveland, Georgia a daughter of the late Ollie and Ada Dover Allen, she was a graduate of Cleveland High School, Truett-McConnel College and Perry Business School. After her marriage to Robert W. Frank, she moved to Hobart, Indiana where she later received her BA in Industrial Relations from Purdue University. She and Bob moved to Hendersonville in 1982. In 1999 she retired from Rockwell International, where she worked as the Regional Benefits Manager for five plants, after 31 years of service.
She was an active member of Mt. Pisgah Lutheran church and volunteered for AARP as a tax aide, and for the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP). An avid golfer, she also enjoyed sewing and knitting.
She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Surviving is her husband of over 60 years, Robert W. Frank; a daughter Robin Breier of Hendersonville; a son Robert W. Frank, Jr. ìChipîof Fruitland; two grandchildren Lindsay Alford and Joshua Kiser; one great-grandchild Peyton Alford; three brothers Bill Allen of Little Rock, Arkansas, Edward Allen of Cleveland, Georgia, and Ralph Allen of Cumming, Georgia; one sister Geneva Allen of Clermont, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews.
10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10
A funeral service will be held at 12:30 Wednesday at Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church 2606 Chimney Rock Road, in Hendersonville. Reverend Larry Rabon will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11:00am until 12:30 in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.