Funeral services for Vergie Lee Thompson Francois, 84, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, in the chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Vergie's grandson, Carl B. Francois, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Golden Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Golden Funeral Home.
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Vergie Lee Thompson Francois entered into heaven with her family at her bedside on Thursday, August 4, 2011. She was the devoted mother of Ann Miller Walters (husband Lavelle), Carl B. Francois, Sr. (wife Carolyn Elaine), Gene V. Francois (wife Eva), Nancy Diane Finstad (husband Peter) and Dale K. Francois (wife Jan).
She was preceded in death by: Her husband, John B. Francois; a daughter, Glenda L. Francois; her parents, Iley and Evie Thompson; a son in law, Rodney Miller Sr.; a brother and sister in law, J.D. and Odessa Thompson; brothers in law, C.J. Thompson and James Thomas.
She is also survived by: Her sisters Gertrude Thompson, Pearline Brister (husband Homer Dean) and Pauline Thomas.
Vergie was born in Sikes, Louisiana on April 27, 1927. She was the loving grandmother of 17, great grandmother of 30, and great-great grandmother of 3. Vergie is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and close friends. She will be sadly missed and will forever be in our hearts.
Pallbearers will be Rod Miller, Jr., Carl Rich, Jonathan Francois, Matthew Finstad, Steven Francois and Gordon Leitz.
Honorary pallbearers are William K. Rich III, John M. Rich, Shawn D. Francois and Joshua K. Finstad.
Golden Funeral Home - Bastrop
2016 East Madison
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Aug. 7 to Aug. 13, 2011