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 Mabel <I>King</I> Francis

Mabel King Francis

Death 14 Mar 2006 (aged 95)
Burial Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 28048879 · View Source
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Mabel Francis

Mabel Francis, 95, of Parkersburg passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2006.

She was born in 1910 in Ritchie County, near Glendale, W.Va., a daughter of the late Omer H. and Elizabeth French King. She lived in Ritchie County until 1960, then at Boaz for 39 years and the Colonial House, Parkersburg, for nearly six years.

Mrs. Francis was a homemaker. She was the oldest member of the Sand Hill United Methodist Church. Mabel was a member of the Sand Hill Women's Club. She was an excellent cook and loved to make quilts for her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Francis is survived by two daughters, Carol A. Daniell and husband, Richard, of Belpre and Daisy Bennett and husband, Milton, of Ripley; two sons, Kendell Lee Francis and wife, Becky, of Vincent, Ohio, and Donald E. Francis and wife, Donna, of Columbus; one brother, Edwin King of East Liverpool, Ohio; three sisters-in-law, Alice King of Pennsylvania, Oneta Francis of Marietta and Mary Francis of Harrisville; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Francis in 1988; five brothers, Albert, Elmer and Pearl King and infant brothers, Willie and Franklin King; one sister, Edna King Rowley.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Christine Flowers officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Williamstown. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests memorials be made to the Sand Hill United Methodist Church Building Fund, 123 River Rd., Williamstown, WV 26187, or the Colonial House, 1517 23rd St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.

Source Citation: Newspaper: Parkersburg News, The/Sentinel; Publication Date: 15 Mar 2006; Publication Place: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States

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