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R.C. "Britt" Franks

May 20, 1930 - July 7, 2014

RC “Britt” Franks, 84, of Merryville, LA, passed from this life on Monday, July 7, 2014.  RC was a Church of Christ preacher for over 60 years and was a faithful and dedicated Christian. He was a member of Bivens Fire Dept, District 1 for over 10 years, and past president and board member of South Merryville Water System.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Kevin C. Franks and wife Sonya, and Michael Franks and wife Shawnee all of Merryville, LA; daughters, Sherry Jackson and husband Wesley of Anacoco, LA, and Bobbie Goodknight and husband Mike of Merryville, LA; brothers, MB Franks and wife Rena Mae of Oretta, LA, and Hubert Franks of Newton, TX; sister, Otha Lee “Doc” Hewitt of Lake Charles, LA; special niece, Ina J. Sadler of  Vidor, TX; grandchildren, Whitney Byrd and husband Evan, Kylea Franks, Heidi Franks/James Skeets, Lesi Travis and husband Brett, Reyhana Couvillion/Leslie Doyle, Doug Couvillion and wife Lindsey, Chelsea Couvillion, Melissa Harper, Krista Henry and husband Delane, Kristi Goodknight and husband Michael, and Chad Eaves.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Lucille “Lou” Dickens Franks, and Pauline Franks; infant daughter, Lydia Franks; daughter, Nell McInnis; parents, Jessie R. and Lydia Franks; sisters, Lillie Williams, Allie Spears, and Opal Spears; brothers, Leonard Franks, Lovis Franks, and JD Franks. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Boxwood Church of Christ in Bivens, LA.  Funeral services will be Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 10:00am at Boxwood Church of Christ.  Bro. Ray Hyatt, Ray “Bo” Franks, and Joey Franks will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sunny Glenn Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1373, San Benito, TX 78586 or Magnolia Messenger, P.O. Box 1578, Kosciusko, MS 39090.

R.C. "Britt" Franks
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