March 22, 1935 - January 31, 2021
Mrs. Jennie Lee (Carrier) Franks, began her journey with her Lord at 2 AM at Our Lady of The Angels Hospital, Bogalusa, LA., on Sunday January 31, 2021 at the age of 85, she was born on March 22, 1935, Jennie was the last of 10 children. She was a life long resident of Bogalusa, LA. Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother.
Ms. Jennie Lee (Carrier) Franks is survived by her children Benjamin (Bennie) Thigpen, Paul (Jimmy & Shelia) Thigpen. Peggy (Donnie) Simmons, Wendell (Nancy) Cook, Herman (Kellie) Franks, Jr., Harvey Reed, Jennie Philbeck, Connie Sayer, David Duplantis, and Brother-in-law Carlton Laborde. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband Herman franks, Sr. Her parents Benjamin and Effie Carrier. Her children Theresa Thigpen, Leroy Duplantis, May Ann Spiers and Henry Reed. Grandchildren Cecil (Bo) Simmons, Paul (P.A.) Garner. Great-grandson Tyler Thigpen. Sisters Myrtle Bavedas, Louise Collumns, Vera Holtzclaw, Effie (Shorty) Laborde, May Robertson, Ida-Lee Carrier, and her twin sister Mary Lee Thigpen. Daughter-in-law Robin Thigpen.
Services will be at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana on February 5, 2021. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the Service at 1:00 PM. Services will be officiated by Brother Kelly Penton. Interment will be at Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.