Jennifer N. Maxwell Franks
February 11, 1989 ‒ January 22, 2020
Grove City, Ohio
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio
Jennifer N. Maxwell Franks, 30, of Grove City, formerly of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on February 11, 1989 in Mount Vernon to Terry Maxwell and Barbara (Calkins) Taylor.
Jennifer graduated with honors from Mount Vernon High School in 2007, where she was a cheerleader, class President, on the Forum Court in 2005 and the 2006 Homecoming Queen. She danced at Carole Dance Studio for 13 years and was a student teacher. Jennifer attended North Central State College and in 2010, she graduated from McLennan Community College with honors in Waco, Texas with a Respiratory Therapy degree. She was employed as a Certified and Registered Respiratory Therapist at Hillside Baptist Medical Center in Waco, Texas from 2010 to 2011 and was employed by Ohio Health Grant Medical Center in Columbus from 2011 until 2019. She taught respiratory therapy classes and clinicals at Columbus State Community College. She loved being a part of the Grant Paranormal Society. Jennifer enjoyed participating in Tough Mudder Races, the Ohio State 5Ks and attending country concerts. She had a very extensive autographed guitar pick collection and she owned the very successful Jenny’s Wreath Boutique.
Jennifer is survived by her best friend and husband, Zachary Franks, whom she married on May 25, 2019; her mother, Barbara (David) Taylor of Bellville; her father, Terry (Carol) Maxwell of Mount Vernon; her beloved dachshunds, Hershey and Caramel; her brother, Kevin (Katie) Maxwell of Lynn Haven, FL; half-sister, Becky Maxwell of Mount Vernon; step brother, Eric Taylor of Guam; step sisters, Lisa Collins of Galena and Amanda McGee of Bellville; nieces, Izadora, Emory, and Ella Maxwell of Lynn Haven, FL; and many friends.
The family will receive friends from 12–3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon. A funeral service celebrating the life of Jennifer will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the Covenant Church, 13360 New Delaware Road, Mount Vernon with Pastor Tim Overly officiating. The family will observe a private burial.
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