Donny Franks (3-18-23) service 3-24-23
Donny Joe Franks, 72, of Savannah, passed away on Saturday, March 18. He was born on May 16, 1950, in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the son of the late John Coy and Jewel Renee Wilkerson Franks.
On Sept. 2, 2000, he was united in marriage to Judy Ann Hooper, who survives.
Mr. Franks retired from Trimatic Springs where he worked as a painter. He was a member of Souls Harvest Church of God. Donny loved going fishing, watching westerns and spending time visiting with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Ann Franks of Savannah; children, Terry Franks and his wife Sarah of Moody, Alabama, Jerry Franks of Moody, Alabama, Anna Cossey of Savannah, and Jimmy Cossey of Dickson, Tennessee; grandchildren, Lainey Franks, Maddie Franks and Maddlyn Cossey; sister, Linda Jerrolds and her husband Bobby of Savannah; niece, Jennifer Davis and her husband Bo; great-nieces, Jordan Bills and Jimmi Lynn Davis; and great-great -niece, Jenna Bills.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lonnie Franks.
Memorial services were held on Friday, March 24, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah, with Bobby Pickens and Jeff Crosswhite officiating. Burial followed at Memory Gardens in Savannah.