Verna Irene Francis passed away February 22, 2017 at the age of 77. Verna was born in Nelsonville, Ohio on December 5, 1939. She is survived by brother Richard Cable and wife Marian and nephew Scott of Michigan, step-son James Francis of Maryland, and childhood friend, Kay Thomas of Ohio. Verna lived at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach where she leaves behind many dear friends. A memorial is scheduled at Westminster Canterbury on March 15, at 1 pm with reception following.