July 16, 2012
STEENS — Everette “James Brown” Franks, 65, died July 7, 2012. Services are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John C. Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in New Zion MB Church cemetery. Visitation is today from noon to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Franks was born Jan. 26, 1947, to the late Robert Franks and Maggie Mae Franks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sarah Franks. Survivors include his daughter, Trenace Overstreet of Oconomowoc, Wis.; son, Lamont Ransom of Milwaukee; brothers, Robert Franks of Detroit and Donald Franks of Montgomery, Ala.; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers are Jimmy Carttie, Charles Shelly, Albert Thomas, Gregory Overstreet, Willie Pondes and Junior Hills.