Johnson City Press Friday, August 1, 2014

Florence R. Songer, LOUISVILLE, Ky.

Published January 11th, 2014 9:14 pm

Florence R. Songer, of Louisville, KY, died peacefully in her home on Thursday, January 9th, at the age of 84.
She was a native of Elizabethton, TN, the daughter of Ellen and Dave Rains, and a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church.
Florence graduated from Elizabethton High School, attended a year at Milligan College, and went on to graduate from Appalachian State University. She worked as a teacher in JCPS until becoming a parent.
Florence was an avid bridge player, crossword solver and sports watcher.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; her brother, Lawrence Rains; and her sister, Mary Maples.
She is survived by her son, Christopher Songer (Mila Songer); and her sisters, Francis Sherwood and Elizabeth Ramey, of Elizabethton TN.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday January 14, 2014, in the chapel of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY, with visitation immediately before the service.
Burial will be at Cave Hill cemetery
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Hosparus or the charity of the donor’s choice.