OBITUARY

Frances Jane Cribbs

March 12, 1922June 8, 2019

Frances Jane Williams Cribbs, age 97, died at home on June 8, 2019, with her daughter, Jan, by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Franklin Williams, Sr., and Elise Evans Williams, her two older brothers, Frank, Jr., and James Elliott, and her husband of almost 69 years, M. T. Cribbs, Jr. In addition to her daughter, a sister-in-law and many cousins, nieces, and nephews survive her.

Frances Jane was a devoted and beloved wife and mother who always took the best care of her family. She and her husband were active members of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville for well over 50 years. They were a good team, usually serving behind the scenes but also extending a friendly greeting to all newcomers. Frances Jane had a gift for writing welcoming notes that many people said brought them back to visit, again, and then to join the church.

Starting with her position as a bookkeeper at the Atlantic National Bank in Jacksonville, her talents, dependability, and integrity were noticed and valued. Joined with her innate kindness, dignity, and graciousness, these characteristics ultimately raised her to the position of Executive Secretary to the Bank’s Chairman of the Board.

Those same qualities drew many people to Frances Jane and made her someone who was truly loved by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 2:00 PM in the sanctuary of North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Rd., Decatur, GA 30033. The service will be followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall.

A second memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 11:00 AM in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 225 East Duval St., Jacksonville, FL 32202-3205. The service will be followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery after the reception. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any contributions made in Frances Jane’s memory go to one of these churches. Thank you.

Services

23 June

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

North Decatur Presbyterian Church

611 Medlock Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033

23 June

Reception

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

North Decatur Presbyterian Church,

611 Medlock Rd.
Decatur,, GA 30033

13 July

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

First United Methodist Church

225 East Duval St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202

13 July

Reception

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

First United Methodist Church,

225 East Duval St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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