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Mrs. Shirley York Franks, 67, of Ranger went to be with her savior and loving husband Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 at her residence in Ranger. She was born July 22, 1950 in Corsicana to A.J. and Alma Grace (Miles) York.
She was a very devoted pastor's wife, was a beloved mother, grandmother and sister. She taught school in Corsicana and Crockett ISD's and retired after 20 plus years of teaching.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Clyde E. Franks on Christmas morning, and her parents, A.J. and Alma Grace York.
She is survived by her son, Michael Franks and wife Christie of Ranger; granddaughter, Brianna Thompson and husband Christopher of Gorman; grandsons, Robert Franks and wife Cristy of Victoria and Adam Franks of Ranger; step-granddaughters, Sarah Fuqua of Grand Prairie, Tori Fuqua of Ranger and Tiffany Ponce of Ranger; great grandsons, Christian Everts and Oren Thompson of Ranger; sisters, Sandra Smith and husband Robert of La Porte, Sue Wiggins and husband Robert of Eureka, Frances Eastman and husband David of Mildred, and Bettie McCain and husband Randy of Mildred; brothers, Alvin York and wife Kathy of Kerens and Charlie York and wife Charlcey of Mildred; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at House of Praise Church of God with Pastor Tim Schane officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Neal Franks, Shannon Wiggins, Shane Dickerson, Westley Eastman, Zack Compton, and Charlie York, Jr.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Shirley York Franks obituary.
Published on February 13, 2018
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