JACKSONVILLE- Frances Davis Rouse, 76, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, died surrounded by family on June 4, 2021 at her home in Jacksonville, NC.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Friday June 11 at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville, NC and will be officiated by Pastor Richard Franklin. The family will receive visitors one hour immediately before the service starting at 3:00 PM.
Frances was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church when her health would allow. She loved the outdoors by going to the beach and tending her garden. She will be remembered for her cooking and excellent seafood. A devoted wife and mother that lived to help and care for others.
Frances is preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Burnace Rouse; parents, Mr and Mrs Cooter Davis; and sister, Elaine Lassard.
Frances is survived by daughters, Susan Rouse, of the home, and Stephanie Merritt of Richlands, NC; son, Lee Rouse of Richlands, NC; grandchildren, Tiffany Rouse of Beulaville, NC, Matthew Rouse (Amber) of Sneads Ferry, NC, Kenny Rouse (Fiancé’ Madison) of Richlands, NC; Cole Merritt of Richlands, NC, and Harper Merritt of Richlands, NC.; great-grandchild, Jackson Rouse and expected great-grandchild, Lily Grace; sister, Jenny Henderson of Jacksonville; brother, Butch Davis of Sneads Ferry; and several nieces and nephews.
Electronic condolences may be left at jonesfh.org