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Frank Edward Flynn, 82, of Lake City, Ark., formerly of Granite City, Ill., born Feb. 8, 1932, in Lake City, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home after a brief illness.
On May 2, 1952, Frank married Frances Divona Reynolds who passed away May 18, 2012. They celebrated 60 years of marriage. Frank and Frances were members of Needham Assembly of God Church.
Frank was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a recipient of the Bronze Star, the Korean Service Medal with six Bronze Stars, the Occupation Medal for Japan, and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for his service from 1949 to 1952. He was employed for 30 years by General Motors where he was a general foreman on the corvette line at the St. Louis, Mo. plant. He retired in 1984. Frank enjoyed singing and playing guitar, bringing laughter to family and friends, fish fries, his wife's banana pudding, and his mother's coconut cake.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; his parents, William Roland Flynn and Ruby Marie Phillips Flynn Wingo; a sister; and five brothers.
Surviving are his daughter, Frankie Flynn Kins and husband David of Pueblo, Colo.; two sons, Phillip E. Flynn and wife LeAnn of Pueblo West, Colo., and Aaron C. Flynn and wife Robin of Granite City, Ill.; a sister, Jewell Sneed of Delano, Calif.; a brother, Donnie Flynn of St. Charles, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Gregg Funeral Home in Monette, Ark.
Funeral: Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Van Gilbert officiating.
GREGG FUNERAL HOME, Monette, Ark.
Gregg Funeral Home
18878 Hwy 18 E
Monette, AR 72447
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 28, 2014