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Meathel Hacker Franks

Published 4:33pm Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Meathel Hacker Franks

October 1, 2013

Meathel Hacker Franks, 71, Russellville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Helen Keller Hospital.

She was a member of North Highland Baptist Church in Littleville.

The funeral services were Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Spry Memorial Chapel. Bro. Paul Cummings and Bro. Wade Holbrook officiated the service.  Burial followed at Dempsey Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Gene Franks; sons, Basil Williams and wife, Sherry, Stanley Williams, Phillip Williams and wife, Karen; five grandsons, Basil Williams, Jr., Nathan Williams, Daniel Williams, Randy Williams, Collyn Williams; 11 granddaughters, Angela Williams, Kimberly Vaughn, LeeAnn Grisham, Stephanie Powell, Nicole Williams, Sabrina Hubbard, Asonna Williams, Marlena Mather, Tiffany Huddleston, Tabitha Williams, Kaylie Williams; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers, Cleveland Hacker, Berline Hacker; sisters, Dora Pounders, Hazel Fiero, Lennis Reams, Doris Okerblon, Jewell Powell, Juanita Bugge; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Randle Williams; parents, Eugene & Florence Hacker; siblings, Verlon Hacker, Gaylard Hacker, Eva Yellig, Lorene King, and Louise Bohannon.

The pallbearers were Allen Young, Jim King, Dennis Bohannon, Bill Davis, Max Livingston, and Christopher Pincombe.   The honorary pallbearers were Mark Chaney and Troy Mather.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

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