Funeral services for Farrell Joseph Francois of Mansura will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 beginning at 11am at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Visitation will begin on Saturday, January 13, 2018 beginning at 9am until 11am at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura and a Rosary will be recited at 10am. Burial will be held at St. Paul Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home.
Farrell Joseph Francois, age 78, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville. He was born on May 3, 1939 in Mansura. Farrell was the twelfth and youngest child of the late Clarence & Loreana Francois. He was also preceded in death by his five sisters, Lessie Berzat, Effie Warmack, Bessie Francois, Ruffie Coco, & Virginia Gardner; three brothers, Will Francois, Roy Francois, & Malcolm Francois.
Those left to cherish his memory are two sisters, Doris Prevot of Alexandria, LA and Nellie Rose Thompson of Lee’s Summit, MO; one brother, Spellman Francois of Alexandria, LA; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Farrell enjoyed being independent and maintaining his antique cars meticulously. He also enjoyed going to the race track in Erwinville for car races.
Rest well dear brother and uncle.
Nellie Thompson, Carol Lewis and familyKansas City, MO
We exten our deepest sympathy to the Francois Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ann Marie, Ida Jane and Martin Neville Coco
Ann Coco JeanGrand Coteau, LA
I am surely going to miss you and the conversations we shared by phone. You were a great brother - in - law.
I admired your self confidence.
Ruth SharpersonLos Angeles, CA
He had a lot of fun together racing our cars to hanging out on the couch .. You will be truly missed ... Love you Johnny...
Johnny SullenLos Angeles, CA
Sorry that you left so soon, but glad you were able to enjoy what you cherished in your last days. You will be missed.
Jean FrancoisLos Angeles, CA
Rest in Peace dear Uncle Farrell. We will always love you and your way-out, do it your way character. You were a one-of-a-kind individual. Peace and Blessings.
Warmack Family (John, Jeannette, Jennifer, Jerome)Rialto, CA
yvonne bontonmarksville, LA
You will be missed Uncle Farrell
Kynisha FrancoisBrusly, LA