Posted: Mon 3:57 PM, Mar 03, 2014
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
Mildred Francis, 92, of Lowell, passed away at 4:55 pm on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 12, 1921, in Marietta a daughter of Howard and Goldie Wright.
She had worked at New Mecca Café before staying home to raise her family. She attended the Salvation Army Church. She was a good cook who baked the best bread and biscuits.
On May 18, 1940 she married Harry H. Francis, Sr. who passed away on November 25, 2004.
Mildred is survived by 5 sons and 3 daughters: Paul (Linda) Francis of Hayesville, KA, Daniel (Sandra) Francis, Harry (Mary) Francis Jr., Sam (Ruth) Francis and George (Helen) Francis all of Marietta, Sharon (Lawrence) Tiller and Brenda (Mark) Robinson both of Lowell and Connie (Kenny) Sparks of Florida; 42 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 5 sisters, 3 brothers, and children: Gary, Steven and Donald and several grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday (Mar. 7) at 10:30am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Page officiating. Visitation will begin on Thursday at 2:00 with family present 2-4 & 6-8. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.Lankfordfhcom.