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Eleanor "Ellie" L. (Litterst) Franks

September 17, 1936 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Eleanor “Ellie” L. Franks age 85, of Ashland, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022 at Brethren Care Village. She was born September 17, 1936 in Waverly, Ohio, the daughter of the late Kenneth R. and Mary L. (Helfenbine) Litterst. Ellie had lived most most all of her life in Ashland. She had been employed with the College Inn Hotel and later with the Country Club of Ashland for 30 years. She was a member of the Ashland Full Gospel Church.

 

On May 21, 1955 Ellie married Paul S. Franks who preceded her in death in 2001. Survivors include her grandson, Ryan Fenstermaker of Shelby; granddaughters, Diane Conner and Heather (Rich) Strawcutter both of Pennsylvania; 18 great grandchildren; along with her brother in-law, Richard Prestine.

In addition to her parents and husband Paul, Ellie was preceded in death by her son, Larry L. Franks; daughter, Shirley Franks; sister, Mildred E. Prestien; brothers, Kenneth E. Litterst and Carl L. Litterst; and sister in-law, Shirley Litterst.

 

Funeral services will be held at Heyl Funeral Home at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 with Pastor Vernon Gilmore officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service. There will be a private burial at the Evergreen Union Cemetery in Waverly, Ohio. Online condolences may be left for the family.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Heyl Funeral Home
227 Broad Street
Ashland, Ohio 44805

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Heyl Funeral Home
227 Broad Street
Ashland, Ohio 44805

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