Loretta Francis, 91, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Friday January 15, 2021 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation,  New Richmond, WV. She was born on August 6, 1929 in Jesse, WV a daughter of the late Bessie Workman Smith and the step daughter of the late Ernest Smith.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years Coy Jackson Francis, Sr.; granddaughter Stephanie Stewart Bailey; grandsons Seth Francis, Matthew Stewart and Joshua Francis; grandchild Baby Stewart; sons-in-law Randall Stewart and David Brumfield; brother Ernest Smith, Jr.; sisters Juanita Alexander and Delores Poanessa; and a “special sister” Ellen Stokes and special cousin Barbara Walker.
Survivors include her four sons Coy Jr., Keith (Wilhelmina), Timothy and Kevin (Nina); four daughters Darlene Stewart, Linda Russ (Joe), Pamela Brumfield and Angela Brown (Tommy); seventeen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Due to Covid 19 a private graveside service for the family will be held on Wednesday January 20th. She will be laid to rest in Glen Fork Community Cemetery, Glen Fork, WV. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.