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Mary Frances Bacon

SoVaNow.com / February 25, 2020



Mary Frances Bacon, 77, of Chase City, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Henrico Doctor’s Hospital in Richmond.


Mrs. Bacon was born Feb. 18, 1943 in Sumter, S.C. to the late Harmon and Pauline Higgins. She attended Central High School in Newark, and was a retired CNA and Central Service Technician at West Hudson Hospital with over 30 years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Wylliesburg. In her spare time, Mrs. Bacon enjoyed knitting.



Cherishing her memories are one son, Robert Bacon of Newark, N.J., three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bacon was preceded in death by her husband, B. W. Bacon; a son, Brian W. Bacon Jr., and one brother, Beney Higgins.


A funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 22, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Opie Terrell delivering the eulogy. Burial followed in the Bacon Family cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.


Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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