Aubrey Francis

Jul 28th, 1937 - Dec 16th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

Thu, Dec. 20th, 2018 5pm-8pm

Aubrey Francis

Goreville-Aubrey Francis, 81, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Helia Healthcare of Energy.

Aubrey was born on July 28, 1937 in Goreville to Almus and Vivian (Kelley) Francis. He married Donna Curl on April 19, 1993 at Taylor Methodist Church.

Aubrey served in the U.S. Navy. He was a 50 year member of the Operating Engineers and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include:

Wife-Donna Francis of Goreville


Aubrey Francis Jr. and wife Sherry of Ashland, KY

Kenny Francis of Goreville

Tami Taylor of Goreville

Samuel Francis and Qaadir Rasheed of Holiday, FL

Angie Pritchett of Goreville

Jo Anne Goins and husband Eric of Goreville

Several grandchildren and great grandchildren

One great-great grandchild

Brothers and sisters:

Gussie Marlow and husband Bob of Salem

Dorothy Pfeffer of Goreville

Jean Tripp and husband Tommy of Goreville

Pete Francis and wife Fran of Goreville

Rick Francis and wife Ruby of Goreville

Steve Francis and wife Lorna of Goreville

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Sam and Curley and first wife, Helen Johnson who preceded him in death on January 19, 1990.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 5pm-8pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

6 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Rebecca D Burroughs

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2018

    Aubrey, Sam and Family,

    My deepest sympathies over the death of your father. You are in my prayers.

  • Guest: SUSIE Q

    From: Largo, Florida

    Date: December 19, 2018


  • Guest: Tony & Paula (Barger) Case

    From: Wynne, Arkansas

    Date: December 19, 2018

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Guest: Norma Oldham

    From: Taylorville, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2018

    I am sorry to hear about the death of your husband Aubrey. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief.

  • Guest: Michelle Robert’s

    From: Williston, North Dakota

    Date: December 21, 2018

    We are praying for your Family Love and prayers Phil and Michelle Lingle Roberts and Pat Lingle

  • Guest: Michelle Robert’s

    From: Williston, North Dakota

    Date: December 21, 2018

    Sympathy to your family May the Lord be with you all From Phil and Michelle Lingle Roberts and Pat Lingle.