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Obituary for Bonnie Mae Franks (Scott)

Bonnie Mae Scott Franks, 79, of Franklin, went home to be with Jesus, on Sunday, January 23, 2022.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Alice Franks Scott. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Hayes Franks; infant son, Mark Wayne Franks; brothers, Fred Scott, Clyde Scott, Clarence Scott, and George Scott; and a sister Margie Scott.

Bonnie was of Baptist faith. She loved to plant flowers, work in her garden, and listening to music, but the thing she loved most was spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Susie Franks Welch; four sons, William Larry Franks, Gary Lee Franks, Bobby Ray Franks (Patsy) and Billy Joe Franks (Ali) all of Franklin, NC. Her ten grandchildren, Justin, Jacob, Benjamin, Charlotte, Hayes, Cayley, Mace, Brandon, Trevor, and Crystal; five great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A funeral service will be at 2pm on Friday, January 28 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Gary McCoy and Rev. Derek Scruggs will officiate. Burial will be in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Sylva, NC.

The family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm, one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.