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Mary Melissa Franke

Sunday, July 9, 2006 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Monday, July 10, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. John Davis.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.

Mary Melissa Franke passed away at 4:03 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri.

Born: June 3, 1911 near Gazette, Missouri the daughter of John Carson and Elsie Mae (Brown) Gillespie.

Married: George H. Franke in Galesburg, Illinois on October 16, 1931; he preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son, Edward E. and wife, Sandra Franke of Frankford, Missouri; one daughter, Janet G. Hubbard of Canyon Lake, Texas, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: one son, Carl Carson Franke; two brothers, John J. Gillespie Jr. and Reid S. Gillespie; two sisters, Nora Ann Fuller and Fern F. Fowles.

Memorials may be made to Central Union Methodist Church.

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