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Frances Shivers Teringo

d. August 2, 2023

Gulfport

Frances Shivers Teringo

Frances Shivers Teringo, born in 1935 in Bassfield, Mississippi, passed away at the age of 88 on August 3, 2023 in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Major James K. Teringo; her parents. Clem and Jewel Shivers; and her sisters. Amanda Moree, Nell Morrison, Betty Lee, Audry Bailey and Pat Bullen.

She is survived by her son, James K. Teringo, Jr. of Dallas; her daughter, Stephanie Teringo Smartt (Mike) of Gulfport; grandchildren, Sumpter Smartt, Swayze Smartt (Sarah), Schafer Smartt (Mary Caroline) and Savannah Smartt; great-grandchildren, Harper, Elliott, Elle, and Luke; and brother, Steve Shivers (Lissa).

Frances was a resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the early 70s until 2005, when she moved to Dallas after Hurricane Katrina.  She served as the manager of Bayou View Apartments, Credit Manager for Bailey Lumber, and after retirement, worked at Antiques & Interiors in Pass Christian and Snyder Plaza Antiques in Dallas. Frances retired at age 82 and returned to Gulfport in 2020.

She will be forever remembered by all who loved and knew her for her beauty, style, unflinching determination, steadfast standards, strong work ethic and unquestionable character and integrity.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2023 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 1726 15th Street, Gulfport. Friends may visit one-hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery, where she will be buried beside her husband. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is honored to serve the Teringo family.

Memorial contributions are preferred in memory of Frances Teringo to Mississippi University for Women, 1100 College Street, Columbus, MS 39701.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 11, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Gulfport

1726 15th St, Gulfport, MS 39501

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Gulfport

1726 15th St, Gulfport, MS 39501

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Interment

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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