Francis Hammers Livingston, 78, of Shreveport, Louisiana, formerly of Timpson, passed away on January 27, 2019 in Shreveport. She was born on August 27, 1940 in Timpson, Texas to Fred Hammers and Ruby Wiley Hammers. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Timpson. A visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home prior to service time.
Francis grew up in Timpson and attended Timpson High School. She met Ben Frank McCauley, and they were married on October 13, 1964 in Orange, Texas. The two spent a wonderful 11 years together in DeQuincy, Louisiana before Ben passed away in January of 1973. Almost 11 years later, Francis married James Elmer Livingston and the two would reside in Center for five years until James’ passing in 1989. Francis was full of life and laughter. Her comical demeanor was sure to brighten a room. She loved doing crafts and crochet. She also enjoyed keeping her mind active by working crossword puzzles and writing letters. She was a homemaker for most of her life; a selfless and caring woman who put the needs of her family before her own. Francis was a member of First Baptist Church in Blanchard.
Francis is survived by her brother, Donald Hammers of Shreveport, Louisiana; sister, Bessie Nix of Shreveport, Louisiana; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Ben McCauley; second husband, James Livingston; parents, Fred and Ruby Hammers; brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Joyce Hammers; sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Ben Freibaurer; nephew, Rodney Hammers; niece, Theresa Johnson and twin infant sons.
The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net .