Louis Franklyn Williams was born October 6, 1945, in Antlers to John August and Cora Sycreness (Allen) Williams. He passed from this life on December 28, 2013, in Antlers at the age of 68. Frankie served in the United States Army and stationed at the Dominican Republic. Frankie obtained the rank of corporal. He later married Mary Campbell February 12, 1966 in Antlers. Frankie worked as an equipment operator and logger. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, working on machinery, as well as spending time with his family and friends. Frankie was preceded in death by his parents: John and Cora Williams; three brothers: Oliver, Richard and Robert; one sister: Helen. He is survived by his wife: Mary Irene Williams of the home; brother: August Williams and wife Dollie of Antlers; sisters: JoAnn Manchaster of Missouri, Irene Eubanks of Rattan, Rozine Fairless of Antlers, Marie Nabors and husband Alford of Moyers, Hazel Throckmorton and husband Robert of Missouri, Charlotte Orr and husband Dale of Dallas, TX.; as well as many other relatives and friends. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Oddfellows Cemetery in Antlers with Pastor George Pigg officiating. Musical selections included: "Amazing Grace," "Go Rest High On That Mountain," "Praise The Lord, I SawThe Light," "We Shall Gather At The River," and "Sink The Bismark." Pallbearers included: Marcus Williams, Clifford Orr, Roy David White, Tommy Williams, Lavell Williams and Clint Williams. Honorary Pallbearers included: Leon Williams, David Williams and Rickey McCollough. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.praterlampton.com.
Funeral Services were entrusted to: Prater~Lampton~Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo.