November 23, 1924 - October 23, 2017
Burial Date: October 25, 2017
Funeral Home Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home
Cemetery Woodlawn Cemetery
Visitation: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 12 PM – 2 PM @ Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home
Henry William Francis, age 92, of Victoria passed away on October 22, 2017 at the Baisch Nursing Center. He was born November 23, 1924 in Madison County, on the Francis Family farm at Cedar Bottom Creek, south of Fredericktown. He was preceded in death by his father, William, mother, Millie (nee Arnett), and 10 brothers and sisters. Henry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Catherine Jean (nee Crump) Politte Francis of Victoria, sons, Henry W. “Bill” (Shirley) Francis, Jr. of Nashua, NH; and Robert W. “Bob” (Patricia) Francis of Herculaneum, MO; daughter, Janet L. (Eldon) Williams of Clever, MO; 6 grandchildren, Katie (Eric) Cunningham, William Francis, Lauren Francis, Theresa (Jamie) Kenny, Lori Francis and Michelle Williams; 5 great grandchildren, Tristan, Cole, Emelia, Madelynn & Allison; 2 step great grandchildren, Blake & Ryan, sister, Ruby Matthews of Fredericktown, MO and Lloyd Francis of Fredericktown, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews.