William E. Franks, 64, of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.
Born Jan. 7, 1944, in Malden, Mo., he was the son of Lina Charlotte Franks and the late Ritter Franks.
Survivors include his mother, Lina Franks, of Holcomb; one brother, Jerry Don Franks, and wife Shelia, of Holcomb, and nine sisters, Donna Jennings and husband, Vernon, of Knoxville, Tenn., Susie Hart, of Holcomb, Sherrie White and husband, Jim, of Marion, Ark., Doris Knight and husband, Ray, of Zephyrhills, Fla., Dorthia Vaughn and Phillis Roberts and husband, Rick, all of Arnold, Mo., Pat Melber and Deborah Sue Woody, of Barnhart, Mo., and Tammy Tidwell and husband, Mike, of Bragg City, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ritter Franks and one sister, Charlotte Goings.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009 at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.