Frances Louise Metzger Fredericks, 98, of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina died peacefully on August 9, 2022 in Barco, NC. “Fran” as she was lovingly known, was born October 13, 1923 in Lima, Ohio. She graduated from Lima Central High School and married Cecil Carr “Cec” Fredericks, Jr. in 1944. After World War II, Fran and Cec attended Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. From 1951 to 1966 Fran tended her growing family in Lima where Cec began his career with Westinghouse.