Betty June Francis (76)

Carmi, Illinois
Birth: November 20, 1945
Death: July 1, 2022

Betty June Francis, 76, of Carmi, Illinois, died Friday, July 1, 2022, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born November 20, 1945, in Carmi, the daughter of Wilburn and Rosalie (Kuhn) Trapp. She was married to Jim Francis, and he survives.

June was a retired bookkeeper and worked at numerous businesses in the Carmi area. She enjoyed gardening and birdwatching. Spending time on the beaches of Panama City and Jacksonville, Florida were among her favorite pastimes and she enjoyed playing with her beloved dog, Little Bit.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Francis of Carmi; son Jason (Cindy) Francis of Carmi; daughter Jeri Francis of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren Cammie (Brandon) Pollard of Carmi, Mikaila Francis of Katy, Texas, Ashley Puckett of Charlestown, Indiana, Jacalyn (Taylor) Wicks of Carterville, Illinois, Amber (Josh) Hazard of Syracuse, New York; great grandchildren Sophia Pollard, Cooper Wicks, Easton Wicks, Julia Hazard, Sloane Hazard, Felix Hazard.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

June’s wishes were to be cremated. A gathering/celebration of life for June will be 5-7 pm, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Carmi American Legion.

Memorials may be made to “In Living Memory Scholarship Fund” and will be accepted at the celebration of life on Wednesday at the American Legion in Carmi.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi is assisting June’s family.

Visitation: Celebration of Life, Carmi American Legion, Carmi, Illinois - 5-7 pm, Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Memorials: In Living Memory Scholarship Fund

4 thoughts on “Betty June Francis”

  1. I am so saddened to hear of June’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and will be missed. Prayers for Jim and the family..

  2. Joanie Inboden

    Our Deepest Condolences to you Jim and your Family. June will truly be missed by all. God Bless you all.

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