Ellen F. Gyoker

Published 6:15 pm Tuesday, January 9, 2018

FRANKLIN — Ellen Francis Gyoker, 76, passed away on Jan. 8, 2018, in her home.
Ellen was a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Helen Story Francis, and was also predeceased by a son, Brent F. Gyoker; a sister, Mary E. Dunlow; and a brother, Joe B. Francis.
Ellen was a graduate of Newsoms High School, and retired from the Peanut Growers Co-Op in Franklin after 40 years of service.
She was a member of Sycamore Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Joseph Paul “Bucky” Gyoker III and his wife, Renee; one brother, Roy R. Francis; five grandchildren, Joseph Paul Gyoker IV (Emily) Shane Gyoker (Jordan), Tyler Gyoker, Chelsey Herman and Chad Herman; two great-grandchildren, Samantha Gyoker and Hannah Gyoker; and nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Roger Crump officiating. Burial will be private, and in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sycamore Baptist Church.