Francess (Ellis) Prince

July 5, 1948 ~ June 15, 2022 (age 73)


Francess Ellis Prince, age 73, of Toombs Central Community, died Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at her home after an extended illness.  She was a native of Tampa, Florida, and grew up in Plant City, Florida, where she lived most of her life.  She worked for Hillsborough County School System in Plant City for twenty-five years before moving to Toombs County in 2000.  She was Pentecostal by faith, and enjoyed horses, poems, angels, driving her Ford Focus, spending time with family, singing in church and telling her life story.  She is preceded in death by two husbands, Theo Edenfield and Ray Prince; her grandson, Jose Gutierrez; her son, William Kirkland; her brother, Lavone Ellis; and her parents, Marion Frances Ellis and Estelle Deal.

Her family includes two children, Essie Edenfield of Toombs Central and Sam Edenfield and wife Tammy of Collins; one sister, Harriett Hicks of Plant City, Florida; grandchildren, Frances Edenfield, Augencia Gutierrez, Katlyn Kirkland, Dusty McDaniel, Cole Kirkland and Reagan Kirkland; ten great-grandchildren; and two nephews.

The graveside funeral will be Saturday morning, June 18th, at 11:00 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens with Pastor Donnie Hughes officiating.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 10:00 until just prior to the service.

Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish, 1775 The Exchange SE Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30339 or Ronald McDonald House Charities, 4710 Waters Ave., Savannah, GA 31404.

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June 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lakeview Memorial Gardens, GA, Vidalia

Graveside Service
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Lakeview Memorial Gardens, GA, Vidalia

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