Agnes B. Francis age 93, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 11:35 A.M. on Monday, December 5, 2011 at Versailles Health Care Center. Agnes was born July 14, 1918 in Shelby County, Ohio, to the late John & Anna (Gaier) Aselage.
Agnes is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, Ralph & Beverly Francis of Bellbrook and Richard & Sherry Francis of Versailles; 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; sisters, Viola Dietz of Botkins, Esther Dietz of Botkins, Clarissa Barhorst of Russia and Dorothy Poeppelman of Sidney; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Agnes is also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Francis Sr. on June 17, 2000; brothers, Henry, Paul & Bernard Aselage; and sisters, Josephine Doseck, Marie Francis and Hilda Poeppelman.
Agnes was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, December 9, 2011 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to Versailles Emergency Medical Services. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com