Clifton C. Francis, 84, of Glasgow, passed away, Sunday July 8, 2018, following an extended illness.
He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Lonnie Garnett "Jack" Francis and Della Waller Francis. Clifton served two tours of duty with the U.S. Army, one in the late 50s and the other began in 1962.
He was a foreman at the National Wood Company in Glasgow for over thirty years and is a long-time member of Coral Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Harrison Francis, of Glasgow; a son, Coty Francis (Carol Faye), of Cullman, Alabama; sister, Clarice Strode (Harold), of Mount Hermon; three brothers, Curtis Francis, of Glasgow, Clarence Francis (Connie), of Glasgow and Cleveland Francis (Janie), of Louisville; several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Harold Francis; and a sister-in-law, Dimple Francis.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery at Etoile. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday until time for services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to Barren River Animal Welfare Association, P.O. Box 171, Glasgow, KY 42142.
Published on July 9, 2018