Mattie Murl (Prince) Franks, “Mama, Grandma, Granny,” as she was affectionately called, was born in Elmore City, Oklahoma on June 19, 1927, in a small cabin to Lettie Johnson and Eddie Prince. She gained her wings on July 05, 2021 at 1:20 pm.
At an early age, she moved from Elmore City to Duncan, OK where she met Castle Lee Franks. The couple was married on May 18, 1944. She leaves to cherish her memory, 11 children, Linda, Frances (Cordell), Jerry (Carolyn), Trudy (Odis), Jacqueline, Richard (Bernadette), Judy (Keith), Allice (Dennis), Terry, Ricky, and Eric (Linda); 3 Nieces: Toya, Sherry (Ray), and Bridgett (Monte); along with a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Her father, Eddie Prince, mother Lettie Johnson, husband, CL Franks,2 sons, Lee and Roger Franks, 2 nephews, Ronnie and Kenneth Attaway, 3 Sisters: Pricilla Prince, Angeline Plummer, and Idella Bracken; 1 grandchild, Erica Carroll, 1 niece, Lettie Faye Johnson preceded her in death.
- Date & Time: July 13, 2021 (10:00 AM)
- Venue: 36th Street North Event Center
- Location: 1125 E. 36th St. N. Tulsa, OK 74106 - (Get Directions)