- BORN: April 9, 1945
- DIED: October 27, 2012
- LOCATION: Wynne, Arkansas
Mr. Ray Franks, age 67, of Wynne, died Saturday at his home in Wynne. He had been in poor health for the past year.
Mr. Franks was born April 9, 1945, in Wynne, and was the son of Dayton Franks Sr. and Jessy Vaughn Franks. He was a past resident of Forrest City and Osceola, was a master mechanic, was a Veteran of the Army, and was a member of the Colt Baptist Church.
Mr. Franks married Nancy Gale Gilbreth in 1970, and she preceded him in death in 2004. He married Joy Kay Siler in 2005, and she survives him along with one daughter, Kimberly Weeks, and husband, Sean, of Colt, two sons; Michael Ray Franks, and wife, Sharon, of Wynne, and Jamie D. Franks, and wife, Tina, of Forrest City, one brother, Maburn Franks, and wife, Susan, of West Memphis, two sisters; Glenda Walker, and husband, Billy, of West Memphis, and Starling Watson of Osceola, and five grandchildren; Brett, Emily, Mackenzie, Taylor and Maci.
Services for Mr. Franks will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 2:00 P.M., Tuesday with burial in Hughes Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday evening, 6:00 till 8:00 P.M., at Stevens Funeral Home with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. You may log on to stevensfuneralhome.net for the on line registry.