William O. Erickson will conduct services Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home for Frances Darnell who succumbed yesterday afternoon in a local hospital. Mrs. Darnell was born June 7, 1912 in Pettibone, North Dakota, she had resided in Taft for the past 20 years and made her home at 130 Lucard Street. She is survived by her husband, Roy A. Darnell; three brothers, Nick Ellis of Las Vegas; Mike Ellis of Taft and George Ellis or Wheeling, West Virginia and two sisters, Nellie Abodelly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Victoria Haddad of Charleston, West Virginia. Interment will be in the West Side Cemetery.