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(May 8, 1924 – August 8, 2014)

Frances E. (Peek) Sias, 90, passed away on August 8, 2014 at Tendercare in Midland surrounded by her family. Frances was born on May 8, 1924 in Midland County to the late James and Martha (Thom) Peek where she was raised and educated. She married John H. Sias on July 12, 1946. Mr. Sias predeceased his wife on September 1, 1997.Frances was employed by The Dow Chemical Company for several years prior to her marriage. She attended The First Baptist Church and participated in many of the church groups and activities. Frances was involved in many social groups, and she and her husband enjoyed vacationing in Grand Marias, Michigan and spending time with their children, grand children, and great grand children.Frances is survived by her children; Dennis (Susan) Sias, Kerry Sias, Pamela (Alan) Lamphere, all of Midland , and Lori (Ron) Oliver of Sevierville, TN. She is also survived by her grandchildren Christine Mooney, Jennifer (Joel) Keister, Laura (Jodie) Streeter, Meredith Sias, Neal (Katie) Sias, Jared Sias, Ryan Sias, Amy Lamphere, Lisa Lamphere and Kaitlyn Lamphere. Great grandchildren, Luke Mooney, Maison, Adley, Emersyn and Ainslie Keister, Lana and Lia Streeter, Mallory Lamphere, Emmett, David and Levi Sias. Frances was predeceased by her son Bruce Sias and great grandson Aaron Sias.A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at First Baptist Church with Pastor David Brown officiating. Visitation will be Monday, August 11, from 4-7 pm at Smith-Miner Funeral Home and from 10am at the church until the time of service.Those considering an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the First Baptist Church and National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter. On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com