Gertrude S. Franks

August 12, 1904 ‒ November 19, 2003

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Gertrude S. Franks, 99, of Mount Gilead, Ohio died Wednesday, November 19, 2003 in Morrow County Hospital.

She was born August 12, 1904 in Grundy, Virginia the daughter of the late John H. and Lois (Fletcher) Hubbard. She worked for North Electric for many years in addition to operating several restaurants in Mount Gilead. Gertrude was a life member of the VFW Post 8054 in Mt. Gilead and enjoyed going to garage sales.

She is survived by a son Herbert “Dell” Franks of Mount Gilead, Ohio; former daughters-in-law Lois Franks of Delaware, Ohio, Virginia Franks of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Myrtle L. Franks of Mount Gilead, Ohio; twelve grandchildren Malinda, Shawn, Diana, Barbara, Robert, Phyllis, Sharon, Sandi, Kim, Doug, Randy and Tom; 23 great grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and two brothers Tyler Hubbard of Croton, Ohio and Hansel Hubbard of Arizona.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Homer F. Franks, two sons and a daughter-in-law Donald J. Franks and Raymond “Gene” and Frances Franks, three brothers and eight sisters.

Friends may call at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead on Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. Rev. Crate D. Sparks will conduct funeral services there Saturday, November 22, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Rivercliff Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at