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With Deepest Sympathy - Frances Sorden - Grandmother of Project Augustine President/Co-Founder

We regret to inform the community that Frances Sorden, grandmother of Project Augustine's President and Co-Founder, Brittany Gloyd, passed away at her residence on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Frances was born March 23, 1937 in Leadwood, MO to Ralph and Sarah (Licklider) Shoults. She married James "Art" Sorden and together they shared many wonderful years before his passing on January 1, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Sarah Shoults; son, Terry Stillman; and siblings, Virginia Keen, Myrtle Hammett, Mary Lou Coleman and Roy Shoults.

Frances is survived by her two daughters, Diane (Fred) Schmitt of Shiloh, IL and Stephanie (Joseph Siman Jr.) Sorden of Belleville, IL; stepson, David Sorden of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Brittany (Chris) Gloyd of Arnold, MO, Melissa (Jeremy Sadler) Wainwright of Collinsville, IL, Nicole Wainwright of Collinsville, IL, Cody Stillman of Belleville, IL and Dailesa (Ben) Burris of Phoenix, AZ; her dear friends, Linda Leinicke and Phyllis Eichholz; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Frances was a longtime associate of Wal-Mart in Belleville, IL, where she was a friendly face to others and was always making new friends. She loved quilting and embroidery, country music and watching Hallmark movies. Above all else, Frances loved her family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Memorial donations may be made to Project Augustine or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Additional condolences may be sent to the family at

VISITATION: A visitation for Frances will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, IL.

SERVICE: A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at Lake View Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

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