Obituary: Leasa M. Francis

March 23, 1959 – September 11, 2022

Leasa M. Francis, 63, of Bedford, passed away at 2:50 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at her residence.

Born March 23, 1959, in Bedford, she was the daughter of William Eugene and Rudeen (Luttrell) Patton. She married
Clarence L. Francis on April 3, 1995, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2013. She had formerly worked at General Electric.

Survivors include two sons, Nathan Patton and his wife, Trisha, and Shane Francis and wife, Christina; her fiancé, Terry Cox, and his children, Dustin, Jesse, and Brayden Cox; grandchildren, Taylor and Riley Patton, Ryden and
Timberlee Francis, Braelyn, and Brodey Francis; two sisters, Teresa Lynn Swenson and Denise Ann Turner; three nieces, Karly Terrell, Kimi Jones, and Ariana Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a brother-in-law, Gary Swenson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Patton Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the hour
of service on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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