Mary Frances Ellerd Eggleston, 77, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2015 at the Early Memorial Nursing Home. Her funeral will be held Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 at 2 PM at the graveside in the Houston Cemetery with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating.
Mrs. Eggleston was born in Early County, July 28, 1938 to the late Lorenza Dowell Ellerd and Mary Inez Mock Ellerd. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church and was a retired LPN and a independent sales representative for Avon Cosmetics . Other than her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Winifred Inez Ellerd.
She is survived by her husband Duane Earl Eggleston; a daughter Phyllis Diane Widner Cassels of Lochloosa, Fl. ; 2 sons: Robert Vernon Johns and wife LaKay of Villa Rica, Ga. and Malcolm Jerome Johns of Lake Butler, Fl. and by a sister Nellie Sue Ellerd Penn of Thomaston, Ga. 5 Step-Children and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.