11/21/12 — Willie Pearl Francis

Mrs. Willie Pearl Francis of Decherd, TN passed Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Willows at Winchester.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Henry Francis;    sister, Thelma Childress; daughter, Cynthia Whitaker and grandchild, Clifford (Tiger) Whitaker, Jr.

She is survived by two great- granddaughters, Alexandria Zernobia and Ezra Elizabeth Whitaker;
granddaughter-in-law, Daphne Williams Whitaker; step grandson, Devereau Williams all of Memphis, TN; niece, Carolyn (Clay) Perkins of Shelbyville, TN; sister-in-law, Fannie Hubbard of Cleveland, Ohio;  Nephews, Larman (Annie Ruth) Francis, Jr of Decherd, TN; Benjamin (Juanita) Francis of Detroit, MI; Clark (Earline) Francis, Decherd, TN; Niece, Janie (Kelvin) Corn of Winchester, TN; a large of number of great-nieces, nephews and cousins; devoted friend, Lena Baker of Winchester, TN; her church family and host of friends.

Visitation, Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 12:00 Noon at MT. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with  Funeral Services to follow at 1:00pm at MT. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with  Rev. John Patton officiating and Pastor James Johnson as Eulogist.

Interment Acklin Cemetery.

J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.