Band 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12;

Westernette Band 9, 10;

Football 9;

Pep Club 11;

Latin Club 10.

{ 22 Aug 1953 - May 11, 2019 }

Olive Branch, MS - Douglas Owen Francis, 65, passed from this life on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Methodist Hospital, Olive Branch, Ms. He was a graduate of Westwood High School with the Class of 1971.

Doug leaves behind his wife, Kathy Francis; two sons, Jason Francis (Jennifer), and Ron Grubbs; two daughters, Leslee Alford and April Wer (Diego) and a sister, Deborah Francis. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Bayleigh, Logan, Will, Macee, and Genevieve.

Family received friends on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St. Olive Branch, MS 38654. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Brantley Funeral Home. Interment followed at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch, MS. Online condolences may be expressed at

In Lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial contributions be made to Wahabi Shriners Transportation II Fund, which is used to transport children from North Mississippi to surrounding Shriner Hospitals, P.O. Box 511 Nesbit, Ms 38651.

Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 14, 2019