Frances Clinkscales often told strangers she loved them, and she meant it.
Clinkscales, a long-time civic and community leader, known to many simply as "Miss Frances," died Wednesday at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown after an illness. She was 78.
In February 2004, Clinkscales told the News-Journal that she truly really meant the phrases that had come to define her in the community: "Hey, pretty pretty" and "I love you."
She said the phrases to nearly everyone she met.
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