Francena Marie Cason (nee' Leslie) 66, of Atlantic City, New Jersey was born on March 31, 1955. She departed this life to her Heavenly reward at 12:22PM on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, surrounded by her family. "Peaches", as she was known by most, was educated in the Atlantic City Public Schools System, graduating from Atlantic City High School in 1973. She continued her education by obtaining her Associates of Science in Medical Technology at Atlantic Community College. She worked at Atlantic City Medical Center for more than 30 years as a lab technician. She loved fishing, Star Trek, quilting and sewing, reading her Bible, coloring, gardening and spending time with her family. While Francena will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She would want everyone to know that she was more than prepared and eager to meet her Lord and Savior. She ran her race, fought the good fight and served His people. As a faithful member of St. James AME Church, she served as Church Office Secretary, Treasurer of the Tyree Delaney Women's Missionary Society, Vice President of the Stewardess Board, Vice President of the Gospel Choir, the Spiritual Praise Dance Ministry, Class Leader Ministry, Vacation Bible School teacher, Prayer Call Ministry, Church Sexton, Volunteer for the CHOICES afterschool program, The Aviation Academy, the Enrichment Academy and the food pantry. She was also formerly a member of the Trustee Board. Francena is predeceased by her mother Esther Law. She leaves to cherish her memories: her children, Vernique (Carlo), Kayala (Travis), Jasmine, Valerie (Sean) and Derek (Latesha); granddaughters, Jahyrah, Loren, Arianna, Johnae, Jayla, Dereona, Jada, Edwina and Candis; grandsons, Quentin, Jalend, Qyshon, Jamil, Derek II, Marley, NaQuay (Shatera), and Melik; great-grandson, Zaiden; former spouse, Derek; close family friend, James Blackwell; her Leslie family and a host of bonus daughters, extended family and great friends. Funeral services will be 10:30AM, Saturday, March 5, 2022, Saint James AME Church, New York & Arctic Avenues, Atlantic City, New Jersey, where friends may call from 9:30AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City. Condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.