Roy Monroe Francis

Roy Monroe Francis, 83, of Nathalie passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at home.  He was the husband of the late Gladys Dunkley Francis.

 

Mr. Francis was born in Halifax County, February 5, 1936 a son of the late Tommy Francis and Ida Jones Francis.  He was a retired machine operator for Thomasville Furniture Industries.

 

He is survived by three sons, Ronnie L. Francis (Charlotte) of Brookneal, David W. Francis (Donna) of Nathalie, Steve A. Francis of Brookneal; two daughters, Sharon K. East (Acie) of Brookneal, and Karen A. East of Nathalie; five grandchildren, Sarah Nichols (John Jr.) of Nathalie, Jason Francis (Nicole) of Brookneal, Nick Francis (Kirstan) of Long Island, Daniel Francis of Nathalie, and Brandy Francis of Lynchburg: nine great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Ernest, Edward, Cordell, Lee, and Ray Francis; three sisters, Louise Singleton, Barbara Rudd and Shirley Peade.

 

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Republican Grove by the Rev. Shelton Miles and the Rev. Zak Ford with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

 

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.

 

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hendersonfuneral.net