Claremore Daily Progress

October 23, 2012

Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Wall

Staff Reports
Staff Reporter

CLAREMORE — Funeral service for Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Wall will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel with Rev. David Metz officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday 1-6 p.m.

Frank went home to be with Lord on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Hillcrest Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 87.

The son of Melton James and Lillie (Shelton) Wall was born Jan. 22, 1925, in Spiro. On July 12, 1944, he married Leatrice Ann Peck in Visalia, Calif. He retired from Brisendine Trucking in 1987, and in 1989 they made their home in Claremore. Frank attended the Claremore Senior Citizens Center; and enjoyed playing pool and bowling. He attended Claremore Restoration Church of God.

Frank is preceded in death by his wife, Leatrice in 2007; an infant son, Franklin; his parents; and three sisters.

He is survived by his sons: David Ray Wall and wife, Lynette of Magalia, Calif. and Kenneth Wayne Wall and wife, Alma of Edinburg, Texas; brother, Clairon Wall of Porterville, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchild.

Serving in his honor as pallbearers: Leroy E Coronado, Damon Wall, David W Wall,Kevin Wall, Randy Wagnon, and Max Humphries.

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