Born 9-24-1968 -- Died 12-16-2003
Kelli Ann McCurley Franks, 35, daughter of Kenneth McCurley of Wideman and Donna Koonce of Calico Rock, was born Sept. 24, 1968, in Oak Park, Ill. She died Dec. 16, 2003, in Calico Rock. She was a graduate of Calico Rock High School. For the past 14 years, Kelli has been employed by the Baxter County Regional Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department. She married Billy Franks June 6, 2000. She attended First Baptist Church of Calico Rock and was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors are her husband, Billy Franks of the home; a son, Levi Roof of the home; her parents -- Kenneth McCurley of Wideman and Donna Koonce of Calico Rock; a special sister, Shannon Scott of Calico Rock.
She was preceded in death by two grandfathers -- Ewell McCurley and Ellis McPherson.
The funeral was Dec. 19 at Calico Rock First Baptist Church with Charles Faith and Wayne Wood officiating. Burial was at Flat Rock Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home of Calico Rock.
Pallbearers were Roy Staggs, Randy Jennings, Eric Faulkner, Merle May, Walter Boyd and Vaughn Watson.
Honorary pallbearers were Laurie Depriest, Karen Fletcher, Clara Hyde, Jackie Turner, Cindy Hawthorne, Kim Sanders and Rachel Gardiner.