Ceotella “Cody” France, age 70, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Ballad Health Hospice House.

She was born May 4, 1948 in Pikeville, Ky., a daughter of the late Jim David and Fannie Jane Mercer France. Cody lived most of her life in the Bristol area and formerly attended Friendship Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, being the youngest of ten children.

She is survived by her boyfriend, Jessie Royal; sister, Jinieviee Powell; brothers, Victor France and Temes France; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Ms. France will be held 8 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. The committal service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be registered at Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.