“A Time To Be Born”
Gracie was born December 30, 1945 to Weddie and Willie-Frank Smith (both deceased) in Dawson, Georgia. Gracie was one of six children born of this union. Margiree Myers (Charles Myers-deceased), Nancy Edwards (deceased), Beddie Smith (deceased), John-Frank Smith (deceased), and Amos L. Smith (Lenora).
Gracie attended the local schools in Duval County and graduated from New Stanton High School, Class Of 1963. She then married Mr. John B. Wilcox and from this union two loving and dedicated sons, John F. Wilcox (deceased) and Leonard E. Wilcox II (Kristie) were born.
Gracie was a loyal and dedicated employee for Barnett Bank (Bank of America) for 25 years where she retired. After retiring she then decided to return to work for the Jacksonville Sheriff Office, where she gave 12 years of dedicated service and retired. Gracie then focused all her energy on her family and friends.
Gracie will be greatly missed and leaves to mourn her passing: her loving husband, Elgin Foreman; son, Leonard E. Wilcox II (Kristie); grandchildren, Kiara A. Wilcox (Zayden and Zyiaire), Markisha A. Graham (Mariyah, Ambriel, Augree), Javon R. Wilcox, Ja’Nala R.Wilcox, (Terry’on (Bo), Terry’onna (Lula-Bell), and Ja’Naya R. Wilcox; and a host of loving nephews and nieces, extended family members and friends.
The funeral service for Gracie Mae Foreman will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at the Samuel C. Rogers Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N. Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, March 29th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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