June 23, 1949 - December 31, 2016
Family and friends are advised of the passing of Brother Eaton Samuel Francis, who died on December 31st 2016, at Schneider Regional Medical Center.
Eaton Francis is survived by
Four Sisters: Kathleen Francis of Fayetteville North Carolina, Donna Francis of New Haven Connecticut; Cynthia Francis of Atlanta GA and Geraldine [Connie] Francis of Chicago
Two Brothers: Morris Francis of Columbus, GA and Vincent Francis of Fayetteville North Carolina
Two Sisters-in-law: Floriana Francis of Columbus, GA and Shirley Francis of Fayetteville North Carolina.
Five Nieces: Kim Brathwaite Watson, Joy Peter, April Francis, Jan Francis of GA and Tonya M. Abraham of North Carolina
Nephew: Jason Francis
Two Nephews-in-law: Paul Watson and Rudy Peter
Two Aunts: Twilona Davis of Antigua and Josephine Jackson of St. Thomas
Goddaughter: Marifsa H. Saddler
Caretaker: Carolyn Santora
Assistant caretakers: Patrick Anthony, Maryjoe Williams, Doris Smalls, Mona Jones, Jacqueline Rodgers, Jacqueline Thibou, Levi Stapleton, Pauline Nesbitt, Cheryl Richards.
He also leave to cherish his memory, numerous cousins, including special cousins Marie Horsford and Rosalind Thomas. Many Special friends---Ms. Pearl Hanley, Mrs. Bernice Heyliger, Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair Hamm, Mrs. Bernice Turnbull, members of the Methodist churches in the St. Thomas St .John Circuit and members of the Bovoni Baptist Church.
Brother Francis was a member of the Wesley Methodist Church and served as Sunday School Teacher, Bell ringer and Lay Preacher. He was also a member of the Bible Study group at Wesley, The Methodist Benevolent Society and class #8
Because of his love for the Methodist heritage, the hymns and corresponding numbers he knew by heart, he was often referred to as the walking Methodist Hymn Book. Brother Francis was always willing to serve in whatever capacity. Well done good and faithful servant! May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the viewing on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Wesley Methodist Church from 9 - 10 a.m. The service will follow at 10am. Interment, Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay
Arrangements under the care of Hurley Funeral Home and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and Tortola.
For directions and online condolences, please visit us at www.hurleydavisfuneral home.com