Mary Frances (Edens) ‘Fran’ Foland

Published 10:57 am Friday, October 23, 2020

Mary “Fran” Frances (Edens) Foland, 77, of Mocksville, died on Oct. 18, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family in Iredell County.

She was born March 23, 1943 in Winston-Salem, daughter of the late James Henderson Edens and Kathrine Bell Edens.  She was also  preceded in death by her husband, Steven Douglas Foland.

She graduated from Reynolds High School and Catawba College where she earned an associate’s degree. She was a registered dietician for Davie County Hospital more than 20 years. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church.  Her greatest joy was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She loved to bake, take day trips, shopping and fishing. She enjoyed the beach and the mountains.She never met a stranger.

Survivors: her sons, Jamie Kimbrell (Ashley) of East Bend, and Rick Kimbrell (Elaine) of Mocksville; her daughters, Marie Cook (Carlos) of Harmony, and Regina Ireland of Harmony; grandchildren, Richard Kimbrell, Joshua Wheeler, Tyler Kimbrell, Hunter Kimbrell, Brianna Cranfill, Christipher Kimbrell, Anna Warzun and Nathan Warzun; and grea-grandchildren, Xander, Abel, River, Liam, Mia, and Hayden.

A visitation was held Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. The service was Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. at Rock Springs Baptist Church in Harmony, officiated by Pastor Kevin Hobson. She was buried at the Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.