Rev. Frank Close

Obituary
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Rev.
Frank Close, Sr.
Reverend Frank Close, Sr., 81, died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Funeral services will be 11 AM, Sat., July 5 at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church (Macon Community) with burial at Southside Cemetery.

Rev. Close is a longtime resident of Tallahassee and was a Minister, carpenter and farmer. Before his retirement he pastored Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church in Colquitt, GA. He is also a former member of St. Paul Baptist church of Bainbridge, GA.

Survivors include three sons, Frank Close, Jr. (Brenda), Jessie J. Close (Henrietta) and Billy R. Close (Fran); five daughters, Sandra Close Turnquest, Sara Close Jackson, Shirley Mae Washington, Bernice Close McQueen (Darrell) and Kenyetta Close Caldwell (Sheldon); former wife, Cloia Daisy Close; one brother, Joe Louis Close (Mary Ann); one sister, Maybell Jackson, 16 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two sons, David E. Close and John Close.

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Funeral Home
Strong and Jones Funeral Home
551 West Carolina Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-224-2139
Funeral Home Details
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on July 3, 2014
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