Francisca Silvan Cruz

Monday, September 12, 2022

Francisca Silvan Cruz, 50, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born and raised in Las Chuapas, Mexico, she had been a resident of Manila the past 20 years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, doing things for others and spending time with her family. Francisca was a member of Doors of Heaven Pentecostal Church in Manila.

She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Ricardo Gonzales Perez of the home; two sons, Luis Cruz and wife Nora of Caraway and Ricardo Cruz, Jr. of the home; three daughters, Yesenia Bolios and husband Raul of Monterey, Mexico, Alexis Cruz of Charlotte, N.C., and Lizbeth Cruz of Manila; parents, Luis Cruz Campos and Alejandra Silvan Ramirez of Las Chuapas, Mexico. She also leaves seven brothers, four sisters and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Ernesto Perez officiating. Serving as active pallbearers will be Ricardo Cruz, Luis Cruz, Daniel Perez, Jabier Hernandez, Luis Perez and Alfonzo Cruz. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 until service time. Online guest register: