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Friday, July 10, 2020
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Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Catherine Williams Francisco of Halifax, VA passed away July 3, 2020 at her home. She was born in Halifax County, VA on January 24, 1924 and was 96 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Willie J. Williams and the late Martha Ann Martin Williams. She was married to the late Walter Andrew Francisco.
She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
She loved her family and friends. She was a farmer’s wife and she worked very hard. She was an amazing cook. She made the best fried chicken and biscuits. She loved to laugh and take care of everybody. Everybody loved her.
Catherine Williams Francisco is survived by:
Patti F. Atkinson, Daughter and Caregiver, of the home
Walter T. (Tom) Francisco and wife Raya of Coral Springs, FL
Julie Barnwell (Chris Barnwell Husband) of Weaverville, NC
Deborah Palmer (Peter Palmer Husband) of Coral Springs, FL
Edward Atkinson (Terrie) & daughter Jordyn of Largo, FL
Five Great Grandchildren
Cody Donhauser of Boynton Beach, FL
Aiden Palmer of Coral Springs, FL
Gavin Palmer of Coral Springs, FL
Dylan Barnwell of Weaverville, NC
Emily Barnwell of Weaverville, NC
Gertrude Francisco of Scottsburg
Hazel Saunders of Halifax
Special nieces and nephews
***Preceded in death by***
Alice Overby, Lena Smith, James Thomas Williams, Willie “Buck” Williams , Woodrow Williams and Edward Williams
Also preceded in death by
Daughter in law Claire Francisco and Son in law Johnny Atkinson
A very special Thank you to all the Frontline Responders. God Bless each one of you. Thank you for your kindness and support.
Special and heartfelt Thank you to niece Anne Saunders for everything. Thank you to Arnold Powell. Special Thank you to Jenny Robbins for making us laugh. Thank you to past caregivers Edna
Hershman and Cynthia Womack. We love you.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating. Burial to follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 10 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home.
For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 2459