In memory of
Dorothy Marion (Patton) Francis
Dorothy "Dot" Marion Patton Francis, 90, of Panama City, died March 6, 2010, at Community Health and Rehabilitation Center. Dot was the daughter of Henry and Martha Ella Patton of Epworth, Ga., where she spent her early years. She became a resident of Panama City in 1957. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a master's degree from Florida State University, Dot began her career as a young teacher at various locations in Georgia and continued in the Bay County School System as a teacher at Hiland Park Elementary and as a counselor at Rutherford High School until her retirement in 1982. She was a founding member of Hiland Park Methodist Church and a member of the Bay Retired Educators Association and Order of the Eastern Star, Panama Chapter 102. A talented pianist, witty poet and storyteller, Dot was also a great lover of books and an avid sports fan. Dot is survived by daughters, Trish Francis and Kate Peaden and husband, Mike; son-in-law, Joe Cearley; grandchildren, Jonathan Peaden and wife, Christine, Stephen Peaden and wife, Adria, Adam Peaden and wife, Lydia Ruth, Gretchen Hill and husband, David, and Jennifer Cearley; and great-grandchildren, Kathleen Peaden, Caroline Peaden, Jack Peaden, Aisling Hill, Arlo Hill, Joseph Cearley and Gillian Peaden; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph Albert Francis; and daughter, Susan Francis Cearley. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, in the Chapel of Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Harry Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, FL, 32405. The family would like to express their appreciation to special friends Joni, Wilda and Kathryn for their love and support and to the staff of Community Health and Rehabilitation Center and Covenant Hospice. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.kentforestlawn.com. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, Fla. 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com
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In memory of
Dorothy Marion (Patton) Francis
Dorothy "Dot" Marion Patton Francis, 90, of Panama City, died March 6, 2010, at Community Health and Rehabilitation Center. Dot was the daughter of Henry and Martha Ella Patton of Epworth, Ga., where she spent her early years. She became a resident of Panama City in 1957. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a master's degree from Florida State University, Dot began her career as a young teacher at various locations in Georgia and continued in the Bay County School System as a teacher at Hiland Park Elementary and as a counselor at Rutherford High School until her retirement in 1982. She was a founding member of Hiland Park Methodist Church and a member of the Bay Retired Educators Association and Order of the Eastern Star, Panama Chapter 102. A talented pianist, witty poet and storyteller, Dot was also a great lover of books and an avid sports fan. Dot is survived by daughters, Trish Francis and Kate Peaden and husband, Mike; son-in-law, Joe Cearley; grandchildren, Jonathan Peaden and wife, Christine, Stephen Peaden and wife, Adria, Adam Peaden and wife, Lydia Ruth, Gretchen Hill and husband, David, and Jennifer Cearley; and great-grandchildren, Kathleen Peaden, Caroline Peaden, Jack Peaden, Aisling Hill, Arlo Hill, Joseph Cearley and Gillian Peaden; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph Albert Francis; and daughter, Susan Francis Cearley. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, in the Chapel of Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Harry Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, FL, 32405. The family would like to express their appreciation to special friends Joni, Wilda and Kathryn for their love and support and to the staff of Community Health and Rehabilitation Center and Covenant Hospice. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.kentforestlawn.com. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, Fla. 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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