CONYERS

FRANCIS, HERMAN

Mr. Herman A. Francis, age 89 of Conyers, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Elaine Francis. He is survived by his daughter, Joy Carter and husband, Mike Childs; sons, Thomas M. Francis, Sr., all of Conyers, Austin Broadwell, Atlanta, Robert Broadwell, Conyers, Wayne Broadwell, Dallas, TX; grandchildren, John H. Carter, Benjamin D. and Laura Carter, all of Conyers, Tony and Erica Childs, Snellville, Thomas M. and Lisa Francis, Jr., Covington, Angela Francis, McDonough; great-grandchildren, Jack Michael Carter, Thomas M. Francis, III, Jordan Francis. Mr. Francis was retired from A T & T after 31 years of service. He served on the Rockdale County Board of Education from 1969 until 1976 and was the Board Chairman for 2 years. He was a Commissioner for Post 2 in Rockdale County from 1977 until 1979. He was a long-time resident of Conyers and very active in the community as a charter member of the Rockdale County Kiwanis Club, he helped organize First United Fund Conyers-Rockdale County and Rockdale Emergency Relief Fund. Mr. Francis was vice-chair of the first Republican Party in Rockdale County and served on the Northwest Georgia Girl Scout Council Finance Committee. He was a member of Conyers First United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army and United States Air Force serving from 1942 until 1946. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Scot Wards Green Meadow Chapel; interment will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 4 until 6 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.