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Mr. Bert Franks passed away on Sunday July 4, 2021. He was 96 years old. Bert was born June 3, 1925 in Clinton, OK. He was the son of Leroy and Dovie Franks.
A visitation will be held at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Graveside Memorial rally for Bert Franks of Roswell, NM, will take place on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Bert was predeceased by his beloved wife of 69 years, Flossie (Horn) Franks, who died on November 5, 2015. They united in marriage on August 3, 1946. Bert was the owner / operator of Linda Vista Exxon from 1965 to 1972. He retired from Ray Bell Oil Company in 1985. In his youth he was avid deer hunting and golf.
Retired, Bert enjoyed traveling, woodworking and home improvement projects. He loved country music and loved western movies. He was known for his incredible memory.
Survivors include her sister, Dorothy Nelson of Lemoore CA; brothers: Leon Franks of Fullerton, CA and Ronald Franks of Yuma CA; sons: John Franks and wife Erica of Roswell NM, and Sterlin Franks and wife Sandi of Wilkeson WA; as well as 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
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Please take a moment and share a loving thought or memory with Bert’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.
Bert’s tribute was written in his honor by his family.