Helen Rose Risner Francis age 79 of Shonny Branch Road, Royalton, Kentucky passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born August 6, 1938 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Leck and Hildred Patrick Risner. She was the wife of Palmer Francis, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include three sons, Dwayne (Tonya) Francis, Eddie (Deloris) Francis, and Hassel - Tiny (Misty) Francis all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one daughter, Teresa (Johnny) Bailey of Salyersville, Kentucky, two sisters, Nellevene Risner of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Connie Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, sixteen grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Helen is preceded in death by two sons, Steven Randall Francis and Scotty Wayne Francis, three grandchildren, Brandy Nicole Francis, Jarrod Randall Francis, and Tyler Scott Bailey, one great grandchild, and two brothers, Clifton Beech Risner and Harold Dean Risner.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 am Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Russell Dingus officiating. Burial followed in the Patrick Cemetery at Bloomington, Kentucky
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.