Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Elloise Francis

02/06/1924 - 10/25/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Monday, October 30, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Street.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Chapel
7246 Granby Street Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Roosevelt Memorial Park
1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake VA

Elloise Francis, 83, made her heavenly transition on October 25, 2017. She was born on February 6, 1934 in Mecklenburg County, to the late Jonathan Morse and Elnora Jones, and was the widow of George Francis. Elloise was married to the late Robert Baskerville in 1950. Elloise and family moved to Jersey City NJ in 1953. After a divorce from her first husband, Elloise met and married George Francis in 1985. Elloise worked various jobs throughout the years, but her career was primarily at Verizon where she retired as a Supervisor in Operations in 1996. Elloise was an active member of Mount Olive Baptist Church for many years and sang in the choir but, several years ago gave her heart to Jesus. She was an avid gardener, loved to travel, and enjoyed cultural events. Known for her generosity, Elloise loved and hosted many family gatherings. She was famous for her corn pudding and lasagna. She was predeceased by her husband, George Francis and sister Lorraine Stephens. Those left to cherish her memories are daughters, Linda Baskerville, Diana Mallard (Ernest) and Jacqueline Baskerville (Willie) and sons Robert Baskerville and Christopher B. Holmes (Brecca); seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.