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William “Bub” Franks

William “Bub” Franks

William “Bub” Franks, age 93, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Friday, November 02, 2018 at Southern TN Regional Health System in Lawrenceburg, TN.

He was a native of Leoma, TN, retired from Brinks Lumber Company, a member of Greenwood United Methodist Church, and loved fishing and gardening.  Mr. Franks served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley Edward and Florence Belew Franks; three brothers, Clifford Franks, Harvey Franks, and James Franks; and two sisters, Joyce Chandler and Helen Franks.

He is survived by wife of 44 years: Frances Burns Franks, Lawrenceburg; two sisters: Lois Kimbrough, Decherd, TN, and Dolly Loyd (Hardy), Santa Fe, TN; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for William “Bub” Franks were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, with Tommy Flood and Lance Chandler officiating. Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN with full military honors. Family suggests memorials be made to Greenwood United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent by way of our website at

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