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Mrs. Francine H. Severe, 71

Graveside service for Mrs. Francine H. Severe was held Sept. 25 at Dillard Cemetery, McArthur District in Lumber City.
Officiating pastors were Bishop William Hollis and Pastor Charles A. Anderson
Pallbearers were her grandsons and nephews.
Mrs. Severe entered eternal rest Sept. 11 at Wellstar Douglas Hospital in Douglasville. She was born Nov. 28, 1949, in Wheeler County to the late Author T. and Roxie Howell.
Francine was educated in the Wheeler County Schools. Siblings preceding her in death were Joyce, Uhlys, Jennett, Arthur P. Phelicia, Winnie Pearl, Margorie, and Felton.
Francine joined St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. She moved to New Jersey, where she worked as a nurse’s assistance, and owned her own Dry Cleaning Business. On moving back to Lumber City, she reunited with the church where she was a choir member and president. She was once a Youth Advisor and President of the WMBS Society.
Survivors include daughter, Crystal Howell Flowers of Hahira; Angela Cadet and Calvin Howell preceded her in death; brother Emory “Bim” Howell, East Orange, N.J.; grandchildren Tiffany Stewart, Shakira Howell, Taherah Howell, Lebinson (Elizabeth) Presmy, Chantal and Wesley Cadet, Atlanta, Quarron King and Nicholas Howell Flowers, Hihira; and great grand, Kadin Burgess; a host of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, cousins, friends, and classmates.
King Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge.

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