SALTILLO – Jeffrey Allen “Jeff” Franks, 46, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at his residence. A native of Zion, Ill., he was born June 26, 1967, to Aruthur V. and Barbara Funderburk Franks. He lived most of his life in Saltillo. He loved to tinker, do woodworking and carpentry work.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Saltillo Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Sammy Lansdell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey Caleb Franks and Caden Allen Franks, both of Okolona; the mother of his children, Cindy Lamb of Okolona; three sisters, Margie Franks Pennington (David) of Saltillo, Rita Franks Chamblee (Tommy) of Fulton and Nina Franks Johnson (Mitch) of Lutz, Fla.; one brother, Aruthur Eugene “Gene” Franks of Peppertown; his mother, Barbara Franks Morton of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Aruthur V. Franks; his stepfather, Quin Morton; one brother, Lonnie Keith Franks; and one brother-in-law, David Tucker.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Kent, Tommy Chamblee, Mitch Johnson and his nephews, Zac Tucker, Neal Tucker, Chris Underwood and Brian Johnson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
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