Mary Frances Bacot 90, of Panama City Beach went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 24th 2020. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Frances was born on April 8th 1930 in Evergreen Alabama and graduated from nearby Flomotan High School in 1947. She moved to Mobile in 1952 and began her career in civil service. Included in her employment history was Brookley Airforce Base, Corp of Engineers and in 1973 she moved to Panama City where she worked for Internal Revenue Service until retirement. Frances was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Panama City Beach and sang in their choir for years. She was an active member of the Women's Civic Club of Panama City Beach and an avid league bowler with many trophies to her name. She loved the beach and enjoyed swimming, sunning, and camping on both the Alabama and Florida Gulf Coasts. Frances was known for her kind and loving nature and generous spirit, many referred to her as "My Second Mom". She was always a giver and never a taker. Frances will be greatly missed by many as she was greatly loved by many.
She is preceded in death by her father William E. Jones, her mother Annie Mae Jones Stoner, her brothers William E Jones Jr. and Alvin Roy Jones also her sisters Annie Ruth Jones and Kathy Jones Parker .
She is survived by her brothers Melvin Jones and Paul Jones also sister Polly Jones Branam. Her husband James Bacot Sr., son James Bacot Jr., daughter in law Cindy Bacot, daughter Teresa Bacot , son in law Angelo Herbu and grandchildren Nicholas Bacot, Adam Bacot and Noah Bacot.
Funeral services will be held at Kent- Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel at 2PM Monday August 3, 2020. Burial will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive guests from 1PM until 2 PM at the funeral homeKent-Forest Lawn
2403 Harrison Ave.
Panama City, Fla. 32405