Mary Kemp Francis, 93

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Mary Kemp Francis, 93, of Minerva, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from a short illness at Minerva Healthcare & Rehabilitation.

Born July 29, 1927, in Cuyahoga Falls, she was a daughter to Philo and Mary (Higgins) Kemp.
Along with her husband, she was the co-owner of Francis Good Food and Coffee for 38 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Minerva and a member of the Rotary Club of Minerva. She loved bowling, playing bingo and spending time with her great-grandchildren.
Mary is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Luther Stack of Minerva and Cindy and Brian Persing of Lantana, TX; two grandsons, Bill Earley and girlfriend, Jen Indermill, of North Canton, and Todd Earley of Minerva; and two great-grandchildren, Carsen and Jaxon Earley; and her extended family including three additional grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Francis; daughter Charee Francis-Vogelsang; three brothers; and three sisters.
Private graveside services wwereill be held at Heritage Memorial Gardens, Minerva.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Sandy Creek Joint Fire District, 505 E. Lincoln Way, Minerva, OH 44657 or First Presbyterian Church of Minerva, 204 Edgewood Dr., Minerva OH 44657.
Friends may express condolences at www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.

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