Francine Verdell Whack was in Bronx, New York, to Vera (Watson) and Junius Langhorn. On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, God call her home to be reunited with Him and her husband Reverend Willie Earl Whack.
Francine attended the local schools in the Bronx. In July of 1962, she met the love of her life, Willie Earl Whack at a youth convention in Richmond, Virginia. His love for God and charming ways had swept her off her feet. In December of 1962, Willie and Francine got engaged. In May of 1963, Willie and Francine married, and to this union were born four children: Earl "Keith", Lisa, Tracy and Troy.
Francine spent the majority of her life caring for her children, grandchildren and the neighboring children and grandchildren on Orland Street. She was a member of the New Pilgrim Full Gospel Baptist Church in Camden, New Jersey, where she was and served as First Lady. She worked and served hand in hand with her husband, Reverend Willie Earl Whack with the many duties of the church. It was through those duties that she again added to her family. She and Reverend Whack played an intricate part in the lives of many, but some notables were: Monroe Garms, Jamie Smith, Jasmine Reeder Nijea Rich; nieces, Debra Cabrera, Karen "Mecca" Morris, Mary Louise Whack; nephews, Sean Glover and Robert "Mike" Taylor.
She was preceded in death by: her beloved husband, Reverend Willie Earl Whack; daughter, Lisa Whack-Spencer; parents, Junius and Vera Langhorn.
Francine leaves to cherish her fond memories: three children, Earl "Keith" (Trina), Tracy and Troy Whack; son-in-law, Oscar Spencer; grandchildren, Yaniece, Tevin, Aaron (Jada), Khaliyah and Christopher; sisters-in-law, Julia M. "Billie" Campbell, Evangeline "Bobbie" Whack, Betty McFadden (Bernard), Linda Hailes, Ella Mae "Greta" McKelveen and Dora Whack; brother-in-law, Leroy "Ricky" Whack; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
A viewing will be held from 5PM to 7PM Friday, January 1, 2021, at New Pilgrim Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1030 South Fifth Street, Camden, New Jersey. Funeral services will be 10:00AM Saturday, January 2, 2021, at New Pilgrim Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1030 South Fifth Street, Camden, New Jersey, where friends may call from 9AM. Entombment Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, New Jersey.
Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, New Jersey, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com