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Lorene A. Francis

August 18, 1939 - May 5, 2017

Burial Date May 9, 2017

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Lorene Anderson Francis, 77, of Nathalie passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Malcolm “Mac” Francis.

Mrs. Francis was born in Halifax County, August 18, 1939 daughter of the late James Gettis Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Milton Anderson. She was a member of Childrey Baptist Church where she served with the Women on Mission, was a member of the Childrey Golden Years and worked in the nursery for 50 years. She was also a former employee of Rudder’s Market.

She is survived by a son, David Francis (Shelley) of Brookneal; a daughter, Wanda F. Parker (Jason) of Nathalie; three grandchildren, Christopher J. Parker (Anna) of Concord, N.C., Jasmine Parker (fiancé-Wesley Francis) of Nathalie, Allen Francis of Roanoke; one great-grandchild, Leah Parker; and two special granddogs, Freckles and Bunny. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Virginia Anderson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Childrey Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Stanfield with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence of Wanda and Jason Parker, Childrey Church Road, Nathalie other times.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Childrey Women On Mission, c/o Ellie Crews, 1169 Childrey Road, Nathalie, VA 24577.