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Julia Francisco 90th birthday

Published September 17th, 2010 1:27 pm

Julia Francisco celebrated her 90th birthday on Sept. 11, 2010, with a party with family and friends at Emeritus at Kingsport.The event was hosted by her daughters, Brenda Wilson and husband Cal, and Frances Dryden and husband Allen.Special entertainment was provided by Tammy Marshall of Knoxville, Tenn., who revisited the '50s with music, song and dance.Mrs. Francisco has six grandchildren, Allen Dryden of Greenville, S.C.; Nick Dryden of Nashville, Tenn.; Angela Lovin of Jacksonville, Fla.; Brandon Linton and Cortny Eorgan of Johnson City, Tenn.; Ben Wilson of Smyrna, Ga.; and Heath Wilson of Marietta, Ga. She also has 14 great-grandchildren.Julia was married to H.L. Francisco, now deceased, for 62 wonderful years. She has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews who came to enjoy the happy occasion and to celebrate and revisit her life through photos.The outpouring of love, the many who had traveled for miles, the special entertainment of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and residents all made it a special day to remember for Julia.She is most grateful for the 90 special years she has enjoyed with the love and friendship from family and friends, and the staff at Emeritus.