News Death Notice
FRANCIS, Barbara Ann (Salyers) Age 68 of Nashville, TN, and formerly of Carlisle, OH, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013. She was born July 17, 1944 to William and Hattie (Smith) Salyers in Hazard, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband Douglas Arthur Francis, one son Douglas Todd Francis, her parents, three brothers, William Jr., Howard, and Kelly Salyers, and five sisters Della Winnett, Gladys Noplis, Icy Salyers, Rebecca Salyers, and Sonya Salyers. She is survived by her daughter, Jessica Francis of Nashville, TN, brother Terry Salyers of Columbus, IN, three sisters, Ellen Russell of Danville, KY, Martha Baker of Hazard, KY, and Margaret (Ance) Short of Farmers, KY, special nephew Gary (Barbara) Winnett and niece Sue (Gary) Garris both of Erie, PA, and an extended loving family of in-laws, nephews, and nieces. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Vineyard Community Church, 4900 State Rt. 123, Franklin, OH 45005, with a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vineyard Free Clinic.