Celebrating the life of

Frances Bacon Bouy

September 29, 1930 - September 10, 2021

Frances Bacon Bouy

Frances Bacon Bouy, the beloved wife of the late Troy Albert Bouy, went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours on September 10, 2021.  Frances was 90 years old.

Frances was born on September 29th, 1930 to Pearl Caison and Willie Allen Bacon in Glennville, Georgia. She graduated from Glennville High School in 1948 and attended Draughon Business College in Savannah, Georgia. After college she worked at Citizens and Southern National Banks. She was a member of The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. She married the love of her life, Troy, on August 14, 1954.  They had a wonder 65 years together.

   Frances was a true southern lady. She enjoyed traveling with her family and friends, especially boating trips up and down the southeast coast. She loved spending time her family and throwing annual 4th of July celebrations in Bluffton, S.C. on the May River. Frances had fond memories of hosting evenings with Johnny Mercer and Emma Kelly at their home in Windsor Forrest. She enjoyed the game of golf whether she was playing at La Vida Country Club or being a spectator at the Heritage Golf Classic.  Thanks to her husband’s Cajun roots she learned to perfect an amazing gumbo and oysters Bienville.  She will be remembered as a gracious host and her legacy will be carried on for generations.

   She is preceded in death by her husband, Troy Bouy, her parents Pearl and Willie Bacon, her brothers Hollis Bacon (Betty), Bennie Bacon (Betty), and her brothers-in-law R.L. Mitchell and Calvin Brewton. She is survived by: her sons, Mark (Paige) and Brett (Milly); her sisters Johnie Mitchell and Willene Brewton; and her seven grandchildren; Anne Vater (David), Claire Bouy, Matthew Bouy (Victoria), Willa Volpe (Michael), Mayme Bouy, Hope Falls and Savannah Falls of Savannah, GA; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank those who cared for her during the past few years: Judy, Janie, Katina, Deborah, Lisa, and Marilyn.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, with a rosary service at 6:30 pm, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

 Entombment will be at Hillcrest Abbey East, Mausoleum.

 Pallbearers will be Joey Butler, Ben Fender, Steve Hall, Ty Jenny, Mike O’Connor, Steven Tilton, and Ed Zipperer.

Remembrances in Frances’s honor can be made to The Carmelite Monastery or a charity of your choice.



I am so sorry for your loss. May God fill you with amazing Peace that only He can give.

- Connie Ryan Black, Savannah , Ga

She was a lovely lady.I am Mrs.Weston’s daughter and I know your family will miss her .Prayers and condolences for all of you

- Bette Weston drecktrah, Rincon, Ga

Mark and Brett, I’m sorry about your mom’s passing. I pray that our Lord will bring you both comfort and peace in your time of sorrow. She and your dad were great folks.

- Brian Welch, Odessa, FL

Dear Mark and Brett, I was saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. She was a dear friend to my Aunt Helen and many years ago the two of them babysat me and my sister on many occasions. Please accept my sincere condolences. Sincerely, Brooks Youmans

- Brooks Youmans, Peachtree City, Georgia

Mark and Family: Our sincere sympathy and love to you at this sad time. I fondly remember our association many years ago at the business college and other occasions. She truly was a great and lovely lady.

- Peggy Stripling, Savannah, GA

Mark and Family: Our sincere sympathy and love to you at this sad time. I fondly remember our association many years ago at the business college and other occasions. She truly was a great and lovely lady.

- Peggy Stripling, Savannah, GA

Beautiful lady inside and out we will miss her God bless Mark and Brent and family

- Maurita & Dale Menard, Breaux Bridge, La

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of all the faithful departed, thru the mercy of God rest in peace. ~Amen~

- Pam and Will O'Donnell, Pooler, Ga.

My deepest sympathy to the Bouy family in the loss of Frances. She and Troy were always such kind and genuine people. My deceased parents, Vivian and John, enjoyed their company and the Cajun connection. May your family find comfort in knowing, so many of Savannah's best have once again been reunited.

- Klair Kenney Snellbaker , Fort Myers, Florida

Mark and Brett, you mom was a true jewel and Carolyn and I loved her dearly. Many great memories of her and Troy at LaVida and many golf tournament trips. God Bless you all as she receives her reward in Heaven.

- Bob White, Greensboro , Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel