Ibe Gean Franks

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Ibe Gean Franks, 73, passed away on November 2, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on June 30, 1944 in Piedmont. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Maybell Reaves. Ibe was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Piedmont. She worked at Ladiga Sportswear in Piedmont, and also for Shaw Industries in Rome. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Hubert Reeves, James Reaves, Jessie D. Reeves, Frankie Reaves and Floyd K. Reaves, all of Piedmont; her sisters, Annie Reaves, of Piedmont, Jennie B. Holbrooks, of Piedmont, Sandra F. Hill, of Columbus, Ga., Elizabeth S. Reaves, of Piedmont. Ibe is survived by her husband, Ed "Pops" Franks; her daughter and her husband, Wanda and Mike Walker; her son, James Forrister; two grandsons and five great-grandsons; her brothers, Kenneth Reaves, of Piedmont, Rickey Reaves (Sharon), of Piedmont; her sisters, Glenda Jacobs (Butch), of Spring Garden and Angie McGatha, of Piedmont. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Oaknoll Chapel with Milton Bevels officiating. Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends today, November 5, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. Serving as Pallbearers will be Jamie Reaves, George Debord, Mike Walker, Butch Jacobs, Gerome Poole and Ricky Reaves. Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve Mrs. Franks' family. please visit oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.
Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 5, 2017