Mrs. Claudine Ford France, age 84, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Jack R. France; and two sisters, Dorothy Fox and Brenda Briggs; and her parents, Carl Hyman and Erma Cox Ford.
Claudine graduated from Sulphur Spring High School in 1952. After 21 years of being a “stay-at-home” mom, she began working for the Washington County Highway Department. She retired with 28 years of services in 2005.
Claudine loved spending time with her family. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the highlight of her life. In addition to being an “out-of-control” housekeeper, she also loved working with her flowers, especially her beautiful lilies and hydrangeas.
Left to cherish her memory include son and daughter-in-law, J. R. & Sara France, Johnson City; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer & Michael Price, Jonesborough; grandchildren, Dustin Price (Candice), Jonesborough, Lauren Miller (Chance), Irmo, SC and Jameson France, Charlotte, NC; great-grandchildren, Jackson & EllieKate Price, and Cason & Caylor Miller; brother, Carl Ford; special niece and nephew, Linda and Gary Pierson; and several other nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home and at the home between 11:00 am-6:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dustin Price, Jameson France, Chance Miller, Gary Pierson, Franky Bacon, Johnny Crawford, Dave Burleson, Howie Alexander, Steve Young, Dexter Young, and Dave Wood.
Memorial donations may be made in Claudine’s memory to Fairhaven United Methodist Church, 3131 W. Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN 37604, where she was a member for over 60 years.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Evelyn M. Reilman
|J.R., was so very saddened to see in the paper that your Mom passed away. Although I only met her at your Dad's funeral in July, she seemed so very kind-hearted and loving. I can't imagine what you and the family are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with all of y'all at this most difficult time. |
||Mark and Lisa Bacon
|We want to express our sorrow on the passing on
such a special lady. We will keep you in our
prayers during this difficult time|
|Thinking of you all during this time of grief
and sadness. Bobby thought a lot of you all
and I wish he were here to tell you himself.
Saying prayers for the family.|
|My deepest sympathy for the France family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.|
||Karen Reaves Huffine
|Jennifer my heart goes out to you at this very
difficult time for the passing of your mother,
I didnt know your mom, but if you are anything
like her she was beautiful, kind and understanding
and had a good heart. I wish and pray for you
to have peace at this time of her passing. |
|So sorry for your loss she was a very special person praying for the family |
||Mary Kaye Brobeck O'Brien
|My sincerest sympathy to the France family. Claudine was such a sweet lady. Prayers for comfort and strength at this difficult time. |
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