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Franklin Francis

September 25, 2012
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

FRANCIS, Franklin C., 75, of Graysville, WV, died Saturday, September 22, 2012 in Shadyside UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA.

He was born June 1, 1937 in Pleasant Valley, WV, the son of the late Clifford John and Hilda Geneva Crow Francis.

Franklin was a self-employed farmer, a member of the Graysville Methodist Church and the Board of Directors of the Marshall County Co-Op. He enjoyed attending auctions and hauling livestock to local sale barns.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Stella Wood.

Surviving are three sisters, Josephine Litman of New Martinsville, WV, Barbara Daniels and Linda (Bill) Gamble, both of Proctor, WV; 13 nieces; two nephews; several great-nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Elaine Wills and Larriette Scott, both of Proctor.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 with Brandon Wills and Rev. Rocky Wills officiating.

Interment in Graysville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Graysville Methodist Church.

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