©2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL
The close Francis family from left are daughter Madison, Jabo and Tammy Francis, and
|Published: 9:38 PM, 09/13/2013
||Last updated: 9:50 PM, 09/13/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Newport pharmacist Donald "Jabo" Francis was honored with the 2013
Cocke County Citizenship Award at a sold-out luncheon at the Carson Springs Baptist Conference
Center on Thursday, Sept. 12, that was also a fundraiser for the agency, Senior Citizens Home
Assistance Service of Cocke County.
Francis, 69, is the longtime
owner and pharmacist at Jabo's Pharmacy in Newport, located at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and
The personal intersected with the professional as
acquaintances cited many of Francis's high-caliber character traits, and dedication as a public
servant in many community organizations, including 12 years on the Newport Utilities board of
directors, and five years on the National Bank of Tennessee's board of directors.
Following the luncheon, Francis told The Newport Plain Talk, "It's just an
honor to receive this."
For more details, see this weekend's edition of
The Newport Plain Talk.
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