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Billy Franks, 62

Billy Franks, 62, of Judsonia passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018. He was born on January 21, 1956 to Bobby Franks and Janie ElMarie King-Schmitz in Martinez, California.

 He was a loving family man, father and companion who was dedicated to his loved ones.  He loved and enjoyed telling stories, fishing, playing with his grandchildren and was an avid sports fan.  He loved his dogs Jake, Chiquita and Blackie; he also was tormented by his Cockatoo named Baby.

He is preceded in death by his father Bobby Franks and his sister Brenda Franks.

He will be missed by his long-time love of his life Jenice McCormack; his children Billy Franks, Jr. (Lani), Kenny Franks (Amber), Brandon Franks, Aaron Franks and Lacy Franks; his twin grandchildren Noah and Sage; his siblings Bobbie Benjamin (Larry), Brian Franks (Jeri), Barry Franks (Ruth Marie) and Beverlee Franks and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in California.

Arrangements are by A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Rennie Posted June 30, 2018 4:44 PM

    No better brother a girl could want. He always had my bsck & few fights defending my honor. I will miss my younger big brother tell we see each other again. I love you. Billy Gene!!!

  • Debra Rowell-Wells Posted July 2, 2018 10:34 PM

    Love you Billy.

  • Dean and Margaret Posted July 3, 2018 3:35 PM

    Billy was the best of friends, we will miss you and love you forever

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