Tressa Wright Francis, 87 - Five Forks

Tressa Wright Francis, 87, of Five Forks, Calhoun County, West Virginia, went to be with her Lord August 16, 2007.

Tressa was born July 10, 1920. She was a daughter of the late John Wright and Mary Jane Bush Wright.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Hall V. Francis, a daughter-in-law, Rencie Francis, and a son-in-law, Isaac N. Layfield.

Tressa was the loving mother of 6 children, Shirley Corbin and her husband David of Little Hocking, Ohio, Norma Layfield of Vienna, WV, Larry Francis of Parkersburg, WV, Rev. Harold Francis of Elizabeth, WV, Brad Francis and his wife Sandra of Green River, WY, and Linda Smith and her husband Jerry of Mineral Wells, WV.

Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren; one brother, Harlow Wright; and 2 sisters-in-law, Betty Wright and Olive Francis, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, August 20 at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Rev. Kevin Church will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Grantsville.