French, Worth

Albuquerque Journal - - OBITUARIES -

Worth French,

87, died Septem­ber 8, 2017. He is sur­vived by his wife of 64 years Ver­lie; his chil­dren, Quincy Wal­lace and wife, Callie, Kirk French and wife, Car­rie and Sta­cie French; grand­chil­dren, Austin French, Wykia Wal­lace, Quin­ten Wal­lace, Jamian Jack­son; and many other fam­ily and friends. Worth was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Pete and Beatrice French; his sib­lings, Napoleon French, Adol­phus French, Pete French Jr., Vir­gil French, Melvin French, Willie Charles French, Bil­lie Ruth Clay, Zelda Pow­ell; and one un­cle, Otho Henry.

Mr. French served was in the United States Army, re­ceived two pur­ple hearts and was hon­or­ably dis­charged af­ter the Korean War. He also served in the Ber­nalillo County Sher­iffs’ Dept, re­tir­ing af­ter 49 years as Chief Deputy. He was a lov­ing hus­band, fa­ther and grand­fa­ther and will be dearly missed.

Friends may visit Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 20, 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at FRENCH – Lo­mas. Funeral Ser­vice will be Thurs­day, Septem­ber 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at New Covenant Church, 7201 Paseo Del Norte Blvd NE, Al­bu­querque, NM 87113 with burial to fol­low at Santa Fe Na­tional Ceme­tery. In lieu of flow­ers me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal, 800-8226344 or go to www.stjude. org. Please visit our online guest­book for Worth at www.FrenchFuner­

FRENCH - Lo­mas 10500 Lo­mas Blvd. NE 505.275.3500 www.frenchfuner­

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