Susan M. Francis, 46, died Feb. 3, 2004 surrounded by the love of her family at home. She was born May 20, 1957 in Pottsville, Pa.
She moved to Syracuse, N.Y. in 1959.
Mrs. Francis worked as a photographer before she moved to Payson in 1981. She most recently worked as a teacher's aide at Frontier Elementary School for six years.
She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Kenrick Francis, better known as "Kenny," daughters, Kendra and Kayla, and son, Charles, all of Payson; mother, Rose P. Carver of Syracuse, N.Y.; sister, Cathy Canfield of Syracuse, N.Y.; brother, Dr. Richard Carver of Rapid City, S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho Road in Payson.
Burial will be at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park, Upper Round Valley Road.
Donations can be made to Mrs. Francis' children's college fund, 900 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541, or to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research, 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.