Grace Francis, at the age of 85, peacefully passed away at home on February 4th, 2021.
She was born September 5th, 1935, in Parish of St Mary, Jamaica to Edmund and Esmie Burton. Grace attended high school and completed secondary education to become a stenotypist. She spent her childhood and adult years as a very loving caregiver of her mother and many others.
In 1973 Grace moved to Brooklyn, New York with her 3 young children and later married Arthur Francis in 1976. She was an active member of Bethany Baptist Church in Brooklyn where she sang on the choir.
Grace and her daughter relocated to Land O’ Lakes Florida in 1992, where she joined Beulah Baptist Institutional Church in Tampa. Her interests included cooking, sewing, and singing gospel music… But family was where she devoted most of her time, energy, and love.
Grace is survived in loving memory by three children: Earl, Courtney, and Zoe; an older sister Ellorecee, 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur, and sister Princess.
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