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Garland Lowell Francis, Sr.

Sunrise:  December 21, 1958
Sunset:   December 19, 2017

The Francis, Garrison, Tolbert families regret to announce the sudden, untimely and unpredictable death of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, cousin and loving friend, Garland Lowell Francis, Sr.  This sad  event occurred on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 2:20  PM at  Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota  surrounded by his wife, children, brother, and sisters. 

Garland was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.  He leaves to mourn his loving wife Augusta Tolbert Francis, children: Garland L. Francis, Jr. (Michelle). Derek Francis (Chrissy), Wesley  and Ashley Francis; two grandchildren Vanessa and Maliyah, his brother Melvin Francis, Sr. two sisters Patricia Francis Nicholas and Velma Francis Scurlock, and a host of nieces nephews, and cousins.

Garland was predeceased by his father Melvin Francis, Sr. , mother Lucille Garrison Francis and uncle Russell Garrison.   

Funeral Arrangements
Wake Service:

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 6 PM to 9 PM
Sanctuary Covenant Church
2018 Aldrich Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411
**NOTE:  All tributes will be made at the wake and limited to 2 minutes.

Funeral Service:
Saturday, January 6, 2018 – 9:30 AM
Sanctuary Covenant Church   
2018 Aldrich Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1800 Edgerton St, Maplewood, MN 55117

Family Contacts:

Augusta Tolbert Francis - 763-233-2489
Garland Francis Jr.  - 763-443-8518
Melvin Francis - 609-254-4203
Derek Francis - 763-443-8626
Wesley Francis - 612-998-4120
Ashley Francis - 763-233-2499

Liberia Contact:
Elaine Hall Nemah- 231 - 88 - 651 - 1786