Joanna Francis

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Joanna Louise Lee Francis

Joanna Louise Lee Francis, 49 years old, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida. She died peacefully at her home with her son, Jon-Michael, her older sister Patricia, and friends Jen Taylor, Annie Kelley, and Kim Cowart nearby.

Joanna was born in Orlando, Florida and moved to Tallahassee in 1998.

She is survived by three sons, Jon-Michael, Robert "Bowden", Harrison "Harry," sons of Michael Francis.
Also surviving Joanna is her sister, Patricia Lee Rivero and her daughter Hannah Rivero, Joanna's niece, who also live in town; nephew, Sam Lee, of Orlando; and many friends from far and wide throughout the years, and her beloved Jack Russell Terrier, "Popcorn." Joanna was predeceased by stillborn daughter, Mary Agnes; brother, Stephen; and parents, Robert "Bob" and Lois Newell Lee.
A celebration of Joanna's life will be held Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 4 pm at Bradfordville First Baptist Church, 6494 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312.
There is a reception to follow at Goodwood Museum and Gardens, 1600 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Joanna Francis Living Well Foundation at
Susie Mozolic and Elizabeth Chambers of Bevis Funeral Home are assisting the family with the arrangements (850-385-2193,


Funeral Home
2710 NORTH MONROE ST  Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 385-2193
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Published in Tallahassee Democrat on June 7, 2014
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