Mrs. Francis died at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2009, at her residence on B. Hall Road of natural causes.
Mrs. Francis was born Jan. 28, 1941 in Christian County to her parents, Charlie E. Davis and Hazel Morgan Davis.
She was a waitress and a factory worker, and was of the Baptist Faith.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Marvin E. Francis of Cadiz, as well as two sons, Mark Francis of Lyon County and Marlon Francis of Cadiz; two daughters, Cathy McCormick of Dixon, Tenn., and Cindy Newman of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; one brother, Carloss Davis of St. Charles, Ky.; and four sisters, Ada Anderson of Cadiz, Rachel Rawlins of Berry, Ky., Wanda Draper of Hopkinsville and Linda Mannahan of St. Charles.
She is also survived by six grandchildren, Morgan, Taylor and Tyler McCormick of Dixon, Tenn., Ian Newman of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Addison and Marley Francis of Cadiz; and by one great grandchild, Connor McCormick of Dixon, Tenn.
She is preceded in death by her two parents as well as two brothers, Junior and Phillip Davis; and a sister, Alice Mitzner.