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Interment at: Zion Hill Cemetery

Zion Hill Cemetery
Monday March 25th, 2019

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Zion Hill Baptist Church
Monday March 25th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Zion Hill Baptist Church
Monday March 25th, 2019

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Lester Lee Franks

Lester Lee Franks, age 84, of Sylva passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019.  Lester was born October 13, 1934 in Sylva, NC. He is the son of the late Robert Lee and the late Louetta (Mashburn) Franks. 

He is survived by one Brother Raymond (Joanne) Franks; one niece Larue Franks; one sister in law Barbara Franks; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Monday, March 25 at Zion Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Stillwell, Rev. Steve Webb and Rev. Keith Ashe officiating. The Family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Zion Hill Cemetery.

Appalachian Funeral Services is handling arrangements for the family.

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Lester was always smiling wherever you saw him. He had a kind and caring heart. Thoughts and prayers. Beth Stillwell Reeves

Beth Stillwell Reeves Mar 25 2019 12:00 AM

Ed and Judy Johnson Mar 22 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lester Franks

Ed and Judy Johnson Mar 22 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

Jessie Wilson Mar 22 2019 12:00 AM

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