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LaVonne Franks

November 7, 1926 — May 4, 2022

LaVonne B. Franks, 95, of Wooster, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at her residence.  She was born November 7, 1926, in Orrville to Harvey and Grace {Burkholder} Lehman.

She married Donald E. Franks on June 27, 1947. He died February 24, 1998.

LaVonne was a homemaker and was a member of Grace Church. She loved reading the Bible, having read it through dozens of times. She enjoyed family photography, watching game shows and music especially Big Band and country music.

LaVonne will be deeply missed by her children Terry (Penny) Franks of Bailey, CO, Kathleen (Daniel) Williamson of Oregon, and Ken Franks of Wooster; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

LaVonne was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, two grandchildren Trevor and Shanon and a great granddaughter Tiffany.

Private entombment will be held at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Wooster. Roberts Funeral Home – Sherwood Chapel, Wooster is assisting with arrangements. Online tributes may be made at Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church at

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