- Joan Mary Francis died March 7, 2017. Born in England 1920. Daughter of Thomas and Beatrice Hodnett of Warwickshire, England. One deceased brother, Phillip and a dear daughter Ava Lisa. Joan was named for Joan Hodnet of the town of Hodnet and lived in Hodnet Hall in 12th century Shropshire England.
Joan lived for their wonderful family. She and her husband Simon, who was a veteran of the Sicily Italy and Holland invasions were married for over sixty years and raised eleven children.
Joan was so proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The High Achievers, Caregivers, and Stay at Home Mothers.
She wishes for no memorial, no calling hours, and a private funeral service at the families' convenience.
Published on  March 11, 2017