CEDAR HILLS -- Bessie Evelyn Franks, 86, formerly of East Prairie, died at 3:45 p.m. March 28, 2006, at Cedar Hills Manor in Cedar Hills.
Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Dorena, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Allie Adams Gilliam.
Her husband, Dalton D. Franks, preceded her in death.
Four brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one son, Don Franks of High Ridge; three granddaughters, Pam Click of Marthasville; Michelle Ramsey of High Ridge and Kim Brooks of Dittmer; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. Thursday until time for services at 2 p.m. at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.