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Mary Louise Francis, Johnson City

Published April 8th, 2012 10:31 pm

Mary Louise Deck Francis, 82, passed away on Saturday morning, March 7, 2012 at Lakebridge Health Care Center, in Johnson City, TN.
Mrs. Francis was born February 26, 1929, in Kingsport, TN, the daughter of the late Oscar & Beaulah Milhorn Deck. She was a native of Sullivan County, TN and had lived in the Johnson City area all her life.
Mrs. Francis had worked at Texas Instruments and had retired from there.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Francis is preceded in death by her son, Dean Francis
Survivors of Louise Francis include her son, Leon Francis of Black Mountain, NC; daughter Linda Francis of Piney Flats, TN; sister Shirley Perhne of Piney Flats; two grandchildren John Barrett and William & wife Danielle Barrett; two great-grandchildren Sofie & Boston Barrett.
The family of Louise Francis will receive friends on Monday, March 9, 2012, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m., at the home of her daughter Linda Francis, 209 Allison Court, Piney Flats, TN 37686.
Graveside services will be at 11:00am Tuesday morning March 10, 2012 at New Gunning’s Cemetery in Blountville, TN. Pallbearers will include James Barrett, William Barrett, Al Cate, John Elliot, Tyler Geisler, Eddie McNally Jerry Davis, and Jack Perkins.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Louise Francis by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (
Serving the family Louise Francis is Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, funeral home of Gray, TN.