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Frances Buck Frampton
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Lutheran Hospice
    1885 Rifle Range Road, Suite 46
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Ebbie and Family,We are very sorry for your loss. You have been in our thoughts and prayers. We have been remembering the good times - like watching...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Bubber & Susie Robertson - SC

“My thoughts and prayers to Ebbie and the family. I loved Frances and you Ebbie. I have been so out of touch lately. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Norma Buck - Fayetteville, GA

“Met Frances through her brother, Donnie about 30 years ago. Such a gracious loving lady, that made a lasting impression on me. It was through her...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Shirley Johnson Price - NC

“So very sorry for your loss. Our love thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Elaine and Don ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine Carter - Carolina Beach, NC

“Loved my Aunt Frances dearly.Sincere condolences & prayers to you all. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sharon Buck - Smyrna, GA - Family

“What a warm, sweet person has departed. No matter where you ran into Ebbie and Frances, you were welcomed into their lives. May many wonderful...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Pat and Tom Sanders - SC

“Mary Louise so sorry to hear about your mom! She was such a kind and giving lady. When I came to visit she showed such great hospitality. She loved...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sheila Havird- Matthews - SC


Frances Buck Frampton, 78, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Edmund Wyman Frampton (Ebbie) entered into His rest on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Christ Church Cemetery at 10:00 am. A celebration of her life will be held at St. Andrew's Church - Mount Pleasant in the Historic Church, 440 Whilden Street on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

Frances was born September 14, 1939 in Wilmington, North Carolina, to the late Newman Donald Buck and the late Helen Maultsby Buck. She moved to Mt. Pleasant with her family in 1946. She graduated from Moultrie High School and earned a two year degree at Palmer College.

Frances was a member of St. Andrew's Church and served in teaching and several other ministries over the years. She especially enjoyed the EYC Ministry and the young people that were always so important to her.

Frances always had a strong love for all the children that entered her life. Her love and patience made her a great kindergarten teacher and she enjoyed that role for seven years at East Cooper School.

Frances and Ebbie were the cool young parents when they moved into the Old Village in 1968. Her kitchen soon became the place to go for advice, friendship and good food. She was a second Mom to a very large family of neighborhood kids. Fish fries, oyster roasts, bar-b-ques and afternoon swims in the pool quickly became the norm in what used to be the quiet part of town.

Frances loved to travel. She loved the mountains of North Carolina. She had a great time in Australia, but she really enjoyed the more quiet pristine retreats of the Lowcountry. The many boats they owned over the years took Ebbie and her to so many beautiful destinations whether it was a weekend at Prices Inlet, a trip to Chesapeake Bay or a couple of months in the Bahamas, she was always ready to go. Finding a way to put some joy or laughter into every moment was what made her special to so many people. She always shined brightest when she was loving on her family and friends. Frances, Mom and Meme were the names that dated the generations that loved her so much. A caring friend, a loving wife, mother and a truly awesome grandmother, she was something special to all of us.

Frances is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years, Ebbie; two children, Edmund Wyman Frampton, Jr (Robyn) and Mary Louise Frampton Morrison (Michael); four grandchildren, Eliza Lucas Daunt Morrison Apple (Ben), Hanna McLane Frampton Pratt (Ian), Michael Horry Morrison and Lillian Gregorie Frampton; and one great grandchild, Emma Louise Apple. She was preceded in death by her brother, Newman Donald Buck, Jr.

The family wishes to give special thanks to the wonderful caregivers at the Franke Home at Seaside. Thank you for all the love you showed our Mom.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Andrew's Church Building Fund, 440 Whilden Street, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 or Lutheran Hospice, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Suite 46, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.