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Anna Pabst Matthews

Sept. 8, 1948 ~ July 9, 2019

Services will be held: July 20, 2019

Wiley Max Altman, Sr.

September 14, 1932 ~ July 14, 2019

Services will be held: July 18, 2019

Mark Wilson

August 30, 1960 ~ July 13, 2019

Services will be held: July 17, 2019

Lloyd Douglas Jones

March 17, 1945 ~ July 12, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Martha “Anne” Garner

May 11, 1943 ~ July 11, 2019

Services will be held: July 14, 2019

Linda Golden Brown

November 29, 1944 ~ July 10, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Edward “Ed” Wesley Padfield, Jr.

July 29, 1942 ~ July 8, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Lindsay H. Rush

August 19, 1927 ~ June 26, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

Kathleen Humphries Franks

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

August 15, 1924 ~ May 8, 2019

RALEIGH – Our Mama, Kathleen Humphries Franks, 94, passed away May 8, 2019 after a hard fought three month illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Franks, who passed away 26 years ago. They had been married 50 years at the time of his death. She was also preceded in death by her eight siblings, Victor, Elbert, Lee, Junie, Christine, Dolly, Barney and Donald.

She is survived by her three children, Michael Franks (Janet), Jennifer Green and Dennis Franks (Kiana); her grandchildren, Lisa Dolan, Scott Franks, Nicole Kohut (Matt), Danielle Shuirman (Ryan) Bella Franks and Ashley Jarvis (Tim); her great grandchildren ,Connor Kohut, Sean Dolan, Brett Dolan, Eli Shuirman, Emma Franks, Harper Shuirman, Virginia Shuirman, Kaylee Jarvis and Lilli Jarvis.

Service will be held 2:00 pm Monday, May 13, 2019 at Hollands United Methodist Church. The family will receive visitors prior to the service from 12:30-1:45.Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Hollands Methodist Church or to Wake County SPCA. Mama loved animals.


May 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Holland's United Methodist Church, Raleigh


May 13, 2019

2:00 PM

Holland United Methodist Church, Raleigh


  1. Trudy Franks

    We will be in prayer for the family. Connie Mack and Trudy Franks.

  2. Curtis and the rest of the Scales family

    May God bless and help your family on such a difficult day.

  3. Brenda Haney

    Prayers of comfort and peace for ALL….very sad news. I certainly thought a lot of her….sweet lady.

  4. Chrystal Ake

    Sad to hear about “Aunt Kathleen” as my mother called her. My grandmother was Christine Lloyd. Praying for the family during this difficult time.

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