Frank Bittle

Published 6:05 pm Saturday, June 16, 2018

SEDLEY — John Frank Bittle, 78, passed away on June 15, 2018.

Frank was a native of Hertford County, North Carolina, and was a graduate of Murfreesboro High School.

He was a son of the late Lloyd and Mary Stephenson Bittle, and was also predeceased by his wife, Estelle McClenny Bittle; and a brother, L.J. Bittle.

Frank was a member of Sedley Baptist Church, a retired paper mill foreman with Union Camp Corporation, and a member of Sedley Hunt Club.

Left to cherish his memory are his twin daughters, Lisa B. Draper and husband, Steve of Boykins; and Laura B. Kee and husband, Alan of Capron, two grandsons, Brandon Kee and Bryan Draper; one brother, Charles Edward Bittle of Fallston, Maryland; a special friend, Sarah Page of Spring Hope, North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 18, in Sedley Baptist Church with the Rev. James Foreman officiating. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery.

The family will receive friends in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m., and suggests memorial donations be made to Sedley Baptist Church.