Rae H. Frankfort

Published 4:27 pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019

FRANKLIN — Rae Hargrave Frankfort, 97, passed away on June 10, 2019, in her home.

She was born in Dendron to the late Bernard V. Hargrave and Lillian Slade Hargrave, and was predeceased by her husband of 76 years, Philip Ellis Frankfort; a daughter Courtney F. Bowyer; a granddaughter, Hunter Leslie Frankfort; and two sisters, Alma Schiller and Margaret Worrell.

Rae was a member of High Street United Methodist Church and grew up in the Franklin Congregational Christian Church, which was across the street from where she lived on High Street with her parents and sisters.

Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Margaret F. Collins; two sons, Ellis M. “Mac” Frankfort and Philip R. “Flip” Frankfort; eight grandchildren, Jenny Richardson, Tom Collins, Patrick Frankfort, Stuart Frankfort, Martha Beyrau, Leslie Clark, Whitney Harris and Tanner Frankfort; and 16great grandchildren.

The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 14, in Poplar Spring Cemetery with the Rev. James H. Hyatt Jr. and the Rev. Nathan Decker officiating.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the church of your choice.