Frances Everson


Frances Everson transitioned from this life on January 29, 2022 after an extended illness.  She was born June 7, 1949 in Atlanta, GA to the late Rev. James C. and Mary Helen English.  Frances was raised in White Plains, GA by her grandparents, Rev. C.C. and Easter English.  The family later reunited in Mansfield, OH.

Frances graduated from Malabar H.S. in 1967.  After graduating, she was employed by The Pepsi Cola Co.  She later became employed by United Telephone Co., during her employment there, she met a special group of co-workers/friends, that have shared a special bond for over 40 yrs., they still meet monthly for lunch and continue to check on one another.

Frances’ passion for travel started her career as a Travel Agent.  She attended Travel Agency School in Atlanta, GA, then relocated to Columbus, OH in the same profession.  Later, moved back to Mansfield, OH and became employed by AAA as a Travel Agent.  Later, she became employed by Job & Family Services, leaving due to illness.

She was passionate about shopping, and had an “eye” for creating classy, coordinated fashionable attire, “she was sharp as a tack.”  She enjoyed bowling and was an avid reader.

Frances was baptized at Rock Hill Baptist Church, White Plains, GA at an early age (where her grandfather, Rev. C.C. English was the pastor).  She continued her spiritual growth with her family at Shiloh Baptist Church, Pastor, the late Rev. J.L. Outlaw and the present pastor, Bishop William W. Morris, Jr.  Frances later united with Oasis of Love where the late Bishop Walter E. Jordan, I and the late Walter E. Jordan, II were the pastors.  Presently, Pastor Raymond Cochran, Jr.

Frances leaves to cherish her memory, six sisters:  Patricia A. (Joseph) Johnson, Ontario, OH; Janice D. English, Decatur, GA; Theresa D. Thompkins, Johns Creek, GA; Shirley English and Brenda L. (Lester) Clancy, Sr., Mansfield, OH; Yvonne (Harry) Wilson, Havelock, NC.  One stepson, Evan Caines, Houston, TX.  A host of nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews and friends, including her former husband, William (Winky) Everson.  Preceded in death by her parents, Rev. James C. and Mary English, paternal grandparents, Rev. C.C. and Easter English; maternal grandparents, Richard and Mary Key; nephew, Michael A. Boone, Jr.  Graveside service:  Friday, February 18, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – Mansfield Memorial Park, 2507 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH 44906. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services).  To offer condolences to The EVERSON/ENGLISH Family visit

Condolence Messages

  1. Kim Hairston-Dismuke

    Praying for the Family.

  2. Martha Kyser- Anderson

    Sister Shirley and Sister Brenda and families. I am saddened to learn of your sister’s transition. Praying for your comfort during this time.

    • Doris Windham Pickett

      So sorry Brenda to hear about you’re love one you have my deepest condolences praying for you and you’re family and you’re strength in the Lord praying for you’re family.

  3. Praying for the family of Frances Everson..She was a close friend of mine and we had a lot of fun times together.
    She taught me when shopping look at the sales first. I worked with her at the Telephone Company. She is gone but never will be forgotton.

    Brenda Feagin and family.

  4. Sylvia Chatfield Boyd

    My Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Even though I only knew her for a short time, there were moments when we shared a lot of laughter. My prayers go out to the family. May your sister/loved one rest in peace.

  6. Christine Canada English

    Sorry for your loss of such a great person..I have known for years rip queen..

  7. Sending love to the entire family, I worked with Francis at Noon and Family Services. Her smile was contagious! Always, classy, always kind, always giving. She made me a scarf , that I will cherish!

  8. Charles and Patti ( Cash) Ray

    Praying for the Family. We Love You!!!

  9. Elder Carrell Vance Gandy

    Sorry for your loss. I pray for the peace of God to be with the family. She is rejoicing in heaven. Love you.


  11. My condolences to the family

  12. We are praying that GOD continue to give yall peace, comfort and courage at this time of celebration.

  13. Brittany Jackson

    Mrs. Brenda (Maw Maw),
    Jai and I send you and your family our deepest condolences. Praying for you during this time of loss.

  14. Anthony and Karen Preston

    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and condolences for your family!

  15. Stephanie Garrison

    Mrs Frances was a light in a dim world, the last 10’years seeing her pull in the driveway for a visit made everyone’s day— she will be deeply missed! Her stories, her amazing shopping skills, her beautiful blue eyes! She was a kind hearted person we will all miss! So very sorry to the family for their loss!

  16. Debbie Jefferson

    Rest in peace she was a beautiful person may u rest in paradise ❤️

  17. Dr. Ashley Jordan

    Sister Frances was such a jewel. As a sixth grader, I had to complete an assignment called the European Notebook. With the assistance of Sister Frances & her travel knowledge I was able to submit a project that received a stellar review!

    My prayers and thoughts of support are with the family.

  18. My condolences to the family, May God shine peace, n comfort in these times. Mrs Frances got her wings. ❤️

  19. Supt. Louis Blevins, Jr.

    Praying for the family, you have our sincere condolences, May The God of all comfort, comfort you during this time of mourning, but joy shall come in the morning! Blessings to you!
    Supt. and 1st. Lady Blevins
    Latter Rain COGIC

  20. Sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you during this difficult time.

  21. To the entire family of Frances Everson, we are so sorry for your loss. May you have peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
    Leon and Ann Jefferson

  22. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolence to the English family.
    Your family is in my prayers.

  23. So sorry for your loss of my friend Frances. She was a sweetheart. We worked together at Job and Family Services sge was a joy to work with. I loved me some Frances you are definitely going to be missed. My sincere prayers and condolences to the family.

  24. My friend Francis, loved her dearly. Lost contact after we both left the telephone company and our monthly lunch meeting ended due to cobid. But she was always in my heart whenever we saw each other we hugged. I will truly miss her. As
    mentioned said she was very classy, she showed my girls how to walk with a dress on and they just loved it they have never forgotten it or her. I will miss you Francis. Prayers to the family my condolences to all. God bless and may Heaven smile upon each of you.

  25. To the family of Frances English Everson: We are so sorry to hear of this loss. She was so dear to our family. We will miss all the good times we had together. May God give added strength to the family as you endure. Wilma and James “Smooth” Watkins.

  26. Praying for your comfort during your time of loss.

  27. Merlyn Tucker Ruffin

    My condolences to the family of Frances English Everson, especially her sisters. I have such fond memories of them as we all attended Shiloh Baptist Church growing up. Some of us sang in a group called the Saints of Joy. It warms my heart to think of those days oh so long ago. I pray that God will provide the comfort, peace and strength you need for this very difficult time. Remember earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

  28. My Condolences to the Family:
    There are many memories of Francis
    as We were growing up. I will always cherish
    Sorry for Your Loss.
    Prayer & Love
    Barbara McLain Simms

  29. You have my deepest Condolence

  30. My sincere condolences to the family.

  31. Gwendolyn Alexander

    Francis was a great friend of mine growing up through our childhood years she will definitely be missed.

  32. Rita and Jean Shoulders

    I am so sorry for your loss.She was a beautiful sweet wonderful lady. I am praying for the family so sweetheart Rest In Heaven.In The Name Of Jesus Amen

  33. Roger and Rebecca Lloyd and Josiah

    We will truly miss Aunt Frances. She loved to laugh and was a lot of fun. Years ago, we would meet each other on her lunch break at Cheddars, along with, at that time, our 2 year old son.
    As a travel agent, Aunt Frances helped to plan our wonderful Anniversary trips out of country.
    May our family remember her with joy!

  34. Robert & Carolyn Chapmon

    To the entire family of Frances Everson, I’m so sorry for your lost” Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.”

  35. Our Condolences to you and your family Sister Brenda Clancy ….I met your kind loving Sister Frances in the hospital where I was employed at the time…not knowing she was was sister…I would go into her room to deliver her meals to her she was so kind…we talked and I visited her everyday during her stay❤️…I later found out that you were sisters….I loved her and I am glad we met and seen each other at church….I love and I will miss her beautiful smile and loving spirit …We Love You all…The Smoot’s ♥️

  36. Martha L. Catchings

    To the English family: So sorry for your loss! May the Most High bless all of you and give all of you strength and his unsurpassing peace! Look to the hills from which cometh your help!

  37. Delores Whitfield McDowell

    Praying for the family.
    RIP my friend.

  38. Emma Smith Thompson

    Sending love ❤ and prayers for the family. Rest in the arms of Jesus

  39. So sorry for the loss of your love one may God give you Peace that passes human understanding .
    Forrest and Dorothy Lindsay

  40. Praying for the family, Frances will truly be missed, hold on to God’s unchanging hand He will and He can keep you in perfect peace.

  41. Booker T. Webber

    Rest in peace my friend! Heaven has received a new angel, enjoy your new wings.

  42. Minister Sandra Humber

    The English Family. Don’t let your heart be trouble, rejoice in all the blessing and memories, Ms. Frances brought to your life. She will be dearly miss, but praise the Lord, she transition to be with the almighty God. Amen

  43. Kathleen Folsom-David

    Daphne, Pat, Janice, Shirley, Brenda, Yvonne
    I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your beautiful and precious sister.
    The Scripture below helped me through the loss of my mother and father. I pray that it will bless you as it did me.
    PSALMS 15 / 16

  44. Pastor William and Lady Sheila Jordan

    Dear English family, we were sadden to learn of the passing of Francis, she will truly be missed. Sending you our love and prayers.

    Psalms 15:16; Precious in the sight of the Lord

  45. You will be miss .god love you I love you also

  46. Larry & Pam Briggs

    Our deepest sympathy on your loss of Frances.

  47. Jeff, Roz, Willie Crittenden and Zonie McCowan

    We send our sincere sympathy and condolences to the entire family!

  48. Queen Dulin and Ronald McKinney

    Rest. In peace Frances. Our condolence to the family.

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