Frank Brandon Francis

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Funeral service for Frank Brandon Francis, 92, will be held Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Jacksonville First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville with the Reverend Andy Curtis officiating. Visitation will start at 2 p.m. with the funeral at 3 p.m. Burial will follow at the Jacksonville City Cemetery. Mr. Francis is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jean Yates Francis; one son, Woody (Kristi) Francis; daughter-in-law, Lori Francis; grandchildren, Matthaus (Toni), Rebecca Francis, Jacob, Joseph, Sarah and Isaac Francis; two great-grandchildren, Niko and Hyde Francis; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Mr. Francis was preceded in death by his mother and father, Thomas Woodson and Mary Pope Francis; son, Frank Brandon Francis Jr.; sisters, Mary Elizabeth (Bill) Rivers and Amye Virginia Francis; brothers, Miller (Ouida), Clark (Edna), Edward (Margaret), Thomas (Blanche), Hugh (Julia Ann) and Harris (Claire) Francis. Brandon Francis was born on a farm in Ohatchee on May 11, 1924 to Thomas Woodson and Mary Pope Francis. He was the seventh of nine children. He attended school at Ohatchee and graduated from Alexandria High School. He served in the army during WWII. Mr. Francis retired from South Central Bell after 34 years service. He was a devoted member of Alexandria United Methodist for most of his life, serving in every capacity. He was an avid gardener, keeping everyone in the church and community in vegetables. He loved to bake cakes and cookies to share throughout the community. Mr. Francis was deeply devoted to his family. He traveled and visited with his large extended family as long as his health allowed. He loved his Jeanie most of all. His always wanted to be by her side. He passed away on their 59th wedding anniversary. In lieu of flowers, please give to the , or your favorite church or charity. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 N Anniston, AL 36206 (256)820-0024
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3865 US Highway 431 North
Anniston, AL 36206
(256) 820-0024
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Published in The Anniston Star on Aug. 19, 2016
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