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Frances (Frankie) Eloise Wilkins

August 19, 2013

Frances "Frankie" Eloise Wilkins, 86, of Traskwood passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.
She was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Willow to the late William and Lennie Fitzhugh Fleming.
Frances was a retired cosmetologist, wife and homemaker. She loved to garden, hunt and fish.
Frances was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sparkman, where she taught Sunday School for many years.  She loved serving her Lord.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years, Thomas Troy Wilkins; her brothers, Ernest Fleming, Elwood Fleming and Richard Fleming; her sisters, Addie Robbins, Agee Pittman, Delia Davis, Hazel Kite, Kate Kingrey, Lillie Scrimshire and Lois White Davis; and a grandson, Cody Wilkins.
She is survived by her sons, Tim Wilkins and wife Gail of Glen Allan, Miss., Tom Wilkins and wife Karen of Russellville, Jon Wilkins and wife Carol of Sherwood; her daughters, Donna Duck and husband Rick of Holland, Jacki Garrett and husband Richard of Traskwood; her grandchildren, Shelley Platt and Hunter Young of Benton,Christi McPherson of Sheridan, Jim Alan Duck and Gayla Pickard, both of Vilonia, Stephen Duck of Hattieville, Ark., Corey Wilkins of Glen Allan, Miss., Brian Wilkins of Pontotoc, Miss., Julie Scott and Matt Wilkins, both of Russellville; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Ashby Funeral Home with Brother Wade Totty officiating.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospice or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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