Frances Hobbs Darke, 86, died Oct. 26, 1995 at the Beaverton Care Center of pneumonia.

She was born February, 1909 in Ogden, Utah, daughter of John Frew and Cora Williams Hobbs. Married William Jesse Darke October 19, 1933 in Ogden, Utah, he died July 25, 1995 in Portland, Oregon. She was a memvber of St. Anthony Guild in Pocatello, Idaho, and Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S. in Pocatello. Graduated from University of Utah with a BA, taught in a library during the depression, was a life long Red Cross Volunteer.Survived by daughter, Nancy D. Horn, Lake Oswego, Oregon; granddaughter, Denise Leslie Horn, Seattle, Wash.; and two nephews.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 2, 1995, 2 p.m., at Williamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.