Published 12:01 pm Thursday, April 4, 2013

Rose Marie Williams Francois entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 29, 2013, at the age of 48.

She was the daughter of the late Rosalie and the Rev. Medrick Williams Sr., wife of Timothy Francois Sr., mother of Brent (Gabrielle) Williams, Timothy Francois Jr.,and Daneille Pittman, grandmother of Bryson, Breiya, Brianne and Brielle, sister of Verna (Benjamin) Warren, Aline ( the Rev. Edgar) Zeno, Marva (Melvin Jr.) Joseph, Yvonne (Juansley) Smith, Norma Dorris, Marilyn (Samuel) Warren, Joyce (Mike) Bush, Marlene (the Rev. Irvin) Watkins, Sheryl (Alexis) Pierre, Deloyd (Sharon) Williams, Lionel (Cheryl) Williams, Medrick Williams Jr. and Gerald (Shalonda) Williams, daughter-in-law of the late Leborah Francois and sister-in-law of Penny Howard, Alicia, Marvin and Clarence Francois. She is also survived by a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at First Community Antioch Baptist Church, 10860 Louisiana Highway 3125, Lutcher. The Rev. Ferdinand Gaines Jr. will be officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be at St. John Memorial Gardens Cemetery in LaPlace. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Baloney Funeral Home, LLC, 1905 W. Airline Highway, LaPlace. Condolences can be expressed at