|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2010|
North Little Rock
Graveside memorial services for Lola June Francis, 83, Jacksonville, Arkansas and formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 30, 2010 at the Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 29th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, Missouri.
Lola June Francis passed away on October 27, 2010 in North Little Rock, Arkansas surrounded by her loving son and daughter-in-law. June was born in West Plains, Missouri on June 12, 1927.
On June 8, 1946, she married Jerdon William "J.W." Francis who preceded her in death after 61 years of marriage. June was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who formerly worked as the credit manager at Sears in West Plains. She was a long time devoted member of First Congregational Methodist Church in West Plains and was formerly active with the West Plains Business and Professional Women. In July, 2009, June moved to Jacksonville, Arkansas to be near her son. She resided at Greenbriar Retirement Center where she was loved and adored by the staff. June was known for her sweet disposition and great smile.
June is survived by her brother, Alvin Woods, Birmingham, Alabama; one son, Joe Francis, wife, Shirlee, Jacksonville, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Tricia Thomas, husband, Chuck, Jacksonville, Arkansas and Robert Francis, Little Rock, Arkansas; and three great-grandchildren, Chase, Hannah and Claire Thomas, Jacksonville, Arkansas.
Her grandparents, parents, husband, one infant daughter, Sheryl Ann Francis, and two sisters, precede her in death.
Obit and photo from Ozark Area Network on 27 Nov 2010
Lola May Newman Woods (1898 - 1987)
J. W. Francis (1926 - 2007)
Sheryl Ann Francis (1953 - 1954)*
Delma Marie Woods Petet (1925 - 2001)*
Lola June Woods Francis (1927 - 2010)
Oak Lawn Cemetery (West Plains)
Created by: labudd
Record added: Nov 27, 2010
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