Lois Jean Francisco Elmore, 82, of New Castle, departed this life on Tuesday, October 3. Lois was born November 30, 1934. She was preceded in death by her parents Arch and Letha Francisco; brother Robert Francisco; sister Nadine Drummond; and infant sister Judy Francisco.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 29 years Craig Elmore; sister and brother-in-law Nell and Willie Hutchinson; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Lois was a member of Chestnut Grove Christian Church for over 70 years. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and decorating the church Christmas tree for the annual candlelight service at Old Salem Church.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 6, at Paitsel Funeral Home with Pastor Cody Radar officiating. Interment followed at Huffman Memorial Park. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, at Paitsel Funeral Home. www.paitselfh.com