Aug 11, 1937 - Feb 19, 2016
Former owner of Leola's Record Shop on 56th and Ames. Preceded in death by parents Vannis L. Francis, Sr. and Lillian Carter; sons, Seth L. Smith, Thomas Smith; brothers, Vannis L. Francis, Jr., Thaddeus Francis. Survived by children, Victor L. Smith, Duane L. (Betty) Smith, Vanessa Smith (Kelvin Wilson); 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Ron Jeffrey, Clifford Jeffrey, Vaughn Jeffrey, Mike Jacobs, John Thomas Jones; sisters, Francina and Francella Ware; host of other family and friends.
VISITATION Monday, 6-8 pm at Roeder Mortuary Ames Chapel. FUNERAL SERVICE Tuesday, 11 am at Morning Star Baptist Church, 2019 Burdette Street.
ROEDER MORTUARY — Ames Chapel
4932 Ames Ave. 402-453-5600 www.RoederMortuary.com