Betty L. Francis

July 6, 1930 - January 29, 2018
Born in Wapakoneta, Ohio
Resided in Piqua, Ohio
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Betty L. Francis, 87, of Piqua, passed away at 8:08 a.m. Monday, January 29, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 6, 1930 in Wapakoneta to the late Theodore and Matilda (Kuck) Langhorst. She married Harold B. “Spin” Francis August 26, 1950 in Piqua, he preceded her in death November 25, 2015.

Survivors include five children, Pamela (Mike) Hufford, Linda (Dean) Lyman, Marcia (Dan) Cavender, all of Piqua, Connie (William Sewell) Miranda of Greenville, Mark (Karen) Francis of Centerville; thirteen grandchildren, Nicole Favorite, Samantha Favorite, Monica Burns, Shelly Reynolds, Betsy O’Neal, Joel Lyman, Megan Francis, Katelyn Francis, Rachel Francis, Michael Kohlhorst, Robin Myers, Catie Harper, Nick Miranda; and fourteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.

Mrs. Francis was a 1948 graduate of Sidney High School and worked for many years at the former Border City Savings and Loan Association before joining her husband, Spin, in co-founding Francis Office Supply which continues to serve customers today. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be remembered for her baking and cooking. She enjoyed social games, traveling, particularly vacationing in Florida, and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

A service to honor her life will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Chaplain Edward Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, Inc., P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through





Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Friday, February 2, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Friday, February 2, 2018
3:00 PM


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P.O. Box 502
Troy, OH 45373
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