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Clyde F. Franks, 89

July 28, 2007

MARCH 17, 1918-JULY 27, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Clyde Frederick Franks, 89, of Martinsburg, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at the VA Medical Center.

Born March 17, 1918, in Winchester, Va., he was the son of the late Henry Franks and Viola Mills Franks.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Kinkead Franks.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U. S. Army.

He was a member of Hedgesville Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by one son, Clyde R. Franks Martinsburg; two sisters, Jane Benner of Gerrardstown, W.Va. and Betty Geishaden of Bath, Mich.; one brother, William Franks, of Inwood, W.Va.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren;

He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The Rev. Carl Howard will officiate. Military graveside services will be held at Rosedale Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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