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Frances James Wilks

July 9, 1939 — September 19, 2023

Hartsville, SC

Frances James Wilks

Hartsville, SC

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Frances James Wilks.

Mrs. Wilks age 84 passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023  while in Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, NC.

She was born in Hartsville, SC the daughter of the late Elbert and Sallie Coker James.  She was a God fearing women who loved her Lord and loved her family.  One of her favorite things to do was cook a delicious meal for her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Sarah (Larry) O’Neal, Lexington, Archie (Betsy) Wilks, Jr. Marion, Cathy Sellers, Hartsville, Duncan Wilks, Hartsville, Rita Wilks, Lexington, Scott (Edith) Wilks, Wallace, Joy (Dale) Smith, Rockingham, NC; sibilings, Helen Mathis, Dovesville, Coker James, Hartsville, Teresa (James) Shaw, Hartsville, Ricky James, Hartsville; daughter in law, Leigh Ann Wilks; grandchildren, Shylonda, Shamra, Ree, Ed, Timothy, Shelby, Rex Alan, Amber, Brandi, Crystal, Alicia, Skye, Cindy Lynn, Jennifer, Mary, Rachel, Anna, Trey, many great grandchildren.

Preceded in death, her husband, Archie Neil Wilks, Sr., son, Rex Alan Wilks, Sr., son in law, Gerald Sellers, Siblings, Rosa Lee Fales, Charles James, Bennie Lou Teal, Voncille James, Carson James, Shirley Hodges and Ronnie James.

A celebration of her life will be held 11:00am Saturday, September 23, 2023 at the Chapel of Norton Funeral Home.  Rev. Ervin Taylor will officiate.  Burial will be in Piney Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, directed by Norton Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the serices at the funeral home.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to be of service to the Wilks family.

"A life beautifully lived, should be beautifully remembered"

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, September 23, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Norton Funeral Home And Crematory - Hartsville

1414 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 23, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Norton Funeral Home And Crematory - Hartsville

1414 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Burial

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Piney Plain Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

2653 Patrick Hwy, Hartsville, SC 29550

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