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Marjorie E. Vinyard-Franks

July 9, 1921 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 96)

Marjorie E. Vinyard Franks, 96, of Amarillo, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 3, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 1208 S. Tyler St. Private burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.

Marjorie was born July 9, 1921 in Gasoline, TX to Arthur and Gladys Vinyard. She married the love of her life, Glynn Franks on December 24, 1942 in Amarillo, TX. Together, they had five children.

She lived her entire life serving God, family and those in need. Her life was an example of a glorious love that showed through in all her thoughts and deeds. She was quick to volunteer and worked many hours at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital and Park Place Towers. A much loved resident with many close relationships.

She took such delight in the lives of all her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.“MeMarj” as she was known to them, held a precious place in each of their hearts. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and five siblings.

She is survived by her children; Ronald, Van and Jay Franks, Glynelle Oldham and Robin Timmons along with their spouses; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 8 great great-grandchildren; and 1 brother, Gerald Vinyard.

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 Service Information

Memorial Service
February 3, 2018

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
1208 South Tyler
Amarillo, TX 79101

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