Wilma Dianne Francisco, 64, of Wappapello, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at Cedar Gate.

Wilma was born on Oct. 15, 1951 in Coon Island, Mo. She worked as a cook and enjoyed bingo, spending time with family and going to church. She was of the Baptist faith and attended New Home Missionary Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.

On July 8, 1973, she married Alvin Dale Francisco. He preceded her in death on July 29, 2001.

She is survived by one brother, Kenneth Brooks of Greeneville, Mo; one sister, Donna Caldwell of Wappapello, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by, her parents, Claude and Rody Mae Brooks; two brothers, Danny and Gary Brooks; and one niece, Jennifer Schree Brooks.

Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville, Mo., with Visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. The Funeral will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Calvin Buhler officitianing. Burial will take place at the Black Creek Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.