Funeral services for Francis Josephine Tyson, 99, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 11 at Temple Baptist Church. She died Saturday, December 8 at her home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.
She was born in Money, MS where she received her education. She married J. B. Tyson making their home in Greenville where she was a seamstress and was well known for her Raggedy Ann dolls. Mrs. Tyson was a member of Temple Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a son Tommy Shute. She is survived by three daughters, Deserree Jernigan (Jeff) of Greenville, Judy Wyatt (Wesley) of Greenville and Pat Tyson of Southaven; a son, Charles Shute (Zada) of Greenville and 6 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.
There will be a visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday at the church.