Posted: Monday, August 30, 2010 1:50 pm
The Messenger, August 30, 2010
Timothy Lane “Tim” Frankum, 45, of Union City died at his home Aug. 29, 2010.
Services will be at Union City First United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Stan Waldon officiating, assisted by the Rev. Albert McCadney. Burial will follow at Stanley’s Chapel Cemetery near Union City.
Friends may call at the church 5-8 p.m. today.
White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Mickey Smith, Keith St. John, Dan Frankum, Dave Frankum, Billy Joe Frankum, Tracy Bruff, Mark McCullough, Donnie Etheridge, Jace Jackson and Ron Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Free Spirit Group, the Never Alone Group and the Martin Group.
The family requests that memorials be made to Union City First United Methodist Church and Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope.
He was born July 13, 1965, in Memphis, son of R.E. “Sonny” and Diana (Daulton) Frankum of Union City. He married the former Kelly Lee Bacon July 14, 2001. She survives.
He was president of Glenn E. Daulton Inc. barge rental company and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, who served for six years, graduating from basic training at Parris Island, S.C. A member of Union City First United Methodist Church, he was an anonymous philanthropist for several local needs. He was an Eagle Scout and had been awarded the God and Country honor as a member of Union City Troop 55 Boy Scouts. He was also a horse enthusiast and an avid fisherman and reader.
He is also survived by five daughters, Katy Lane Frankum, Gracie Frankum, Jorge Rose Frankum, Davey Lee Frankum and Dani Jo Frankum; his son, Billy Joe Frankum; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dave and Amy Frankum and Dan and Chrissy Frankum; and seven nieces and nephews, Charley Frankum, Finn Frankum, Coop Frankum, Lexie Frankum, Halle Jewell Frankum, Mitchell Frankum and Jack Frankum, all of Union City.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Frankum and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Daulton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.