McMinnville resident Frank Andrew Judkins, 78, died at his residence Friday morning, Oct. 7.
Mr. Judkins was a Baptist. He worked in construction, also at Carrier, and was a farmer. He was preceded in death by parents Hershell and Martha Harriet Martin Judkins; children Bruce Windell Ellis, Kathy Diane Judkins and Margaret Ann Judkins; brother Jessie Haston Judkins; and sister Betty Judkins.
He is survived by wife Edna Frances Judkins of McMinnville; children Joyce Ann Judkins of Smithville, Alvin Glenn Judkins of McMinnville, Frankie June Rice of Dibrell, Michael Andrew Judkins of Smithville; stepchildren Charles Ray Judkins, Freddie Joe Judkins and Mary Frances Ferrell, all of McMinnville; 13 grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Sarah Ophalene Judkins and Nettie Marino, both of McMinnville, Jack Judkins, Martha Willie Ferrell, Ed Judkins and Ruth Cantrell, all of Smithville.
Funeral service will be today at 2 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating. Burial will follow at Cantrell Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 9, 2011