Steve Franks


Steve Franks, 47, of Timpson, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Panola County.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Interment will follow at Elderville Cemetery in Lakeport.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Mr. Franks was born January 31, 1971, in Lamar County, to Travis Wayne Franks and Shirley Lee Carrell Franks. 

He is survived by:
His wife: Barbara Franks of Timpson

Stephen Douglas Franks and wife Brittnee of Spring
Katrina Yvonne Franks of LaPorte
Michael Anthony Franks of LaPorte
Chelsey Nicole Franks of Timpson
Mackenzie Smith Franks of Timpson
Kylie Smith Franks of Timpson
Kaleb Cole Smith Franks of Timpson

Megan Jackson and husband C.J. of Hallsville
Tyler Jackson of Timpson


Brothers and sisters:
Ronnie and Vickie Franks
Connie Frugia
John and Mary Franks
Lynette and Rodney Durbin
Teresa and Earl Graham
Claude and Reina Franks
Tim and Melissa Franks

Preceded in death by parents, Travis Wayne Franks and Shirley Lee Carrell Franks; best friend, Terry Deyoung.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Bailey, Ryan Mackey, Larry McDonald, Shane Martin, Buddy Jones, Bobby Smith, Shannon Loyd, Earnest Gomez, Stephen Franks, Michael Franks, Stephen Gumby, Tyler Jackson, Kaleb Franks, Ronnie Franks, John Franks, Rodney Durbin, Earl Graham, Claude Franks, and Tim Franks.

Honorary pallbearers will be High Roller Family, Jason McDonald, Archie Cooley, Luke Garrett, Tony Willoughby, Michael Henry, Bob Jones, and Sean Casse.

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