Loreace “Lois” Franks, age 79, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Friday, May 26, 2023, at her residence. She was a native of Lawrenceburg, TN, retired from Angelica Mfg., and attended Eastview Baptist Church in Waynesboro, TN. Some of her hobbies were fishing, sewing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. She loved nature, especially sitting and watching all the birds and deer out the window. She loved spending time with her husband Archie, her children, her grandchildren, and her beloved dog, Rusty.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Lorene Holden Gower; her step-father, Farsie Staggs; her father, Jess Gower; three brothers; two sisters; and one half-brother.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Morris “Archie” Franks of Lawrenceburg, TN; one daughter, Jeannette Davis (Eddy) of Killen, AL; one son, Keith Ray (Sherie) of Killen, AL; one step-daughter, Sandra G. McMahon (Roy) of Murfreesboro, TN; one step-son, Morris Alan Franks (Sue) of Spring Hill, TN; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother; and two half-brothers.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, May 29, 2023, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 30, 2023. Interment will follow at Crews #3 Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Alzheimer’s Association.