Icilda Jane Francis

February 1, 1936 ~ December 13, 2020 (age 84)


Icilida Jane Francis (Ruby) went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville FL. Francis was born February 1, 1936 in Saint Ann (Parish) Jamaica to Mr. Campbell and Rebecca NewLand. She was united in marriage to Donald Francis 1970s, in Kingston Jamaica. They were married for 50 blissful years.
Icilida was a Godly woman who lived her life praying without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:16- 18). As a pastor she led many to Christ and demonstrated great services to her community as a God led woman. Icilida was a successful Entrepeneur with her restaurant in Kingston Jamaica where she grew up. She had a love for cooking and her food was flavorful and full of life. She loved everyone with all her heart and was a proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Icilida is survived by her five children: Valerie, Derrick, Novia, Dicky, and Carmita. Twentynine beloved grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

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December 29, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Power House Family Worship Center
7600 SW 24th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607

Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central
4100 NW 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606

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