Obituary for Mary Lou Franks
Mary Franks, 59, of Shallowater, and formerly of Andrews, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Abilene.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at a graveside service held at 10:00 AM Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Andrews North Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Davis of Lubbock officiating. Services are under the personal care of McNett Funeral Home in Andrews. Please celebrate her life by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com.
Mary was born on December 14, 1957 in Tarrant County, Texas to Billy Joe and Oleta Vance Fuller. She was raised in Odessa and graduated from Andrews High School. In June 1976, she married her late husband Michael Todd Franks, in Andrews. They moved to Lubbock in 1986 from Andrews, and settled in Shallowater in 2003. She and Mike loved to spend time outdoors camping and fishing with their family. Mary will always be remembered as very kindhearted and strong willed. She is preceded in death by her husband Mike in May, 2013, brother Donald Fuller in 1981, and her sister Frankie Thrasher in 2011.
Mary is survived by her son, Michael and wife, Carly, of Olathe, Kansas, three grandchildren; Chase, Beighlee, and Saxtyn Franks of Olathe, Kansas, three siblings; John Fuller, Billy Fuller, and Joanna Smith, and brother in law, Billy Franks, Jr and wife, Patti, of Lubbock.