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Emma Orr Frank
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1911
Hill County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2003
Hill County
Texas, USA

Hillsboro Reporter
Monday, October 6, 2003


Emma Orr Frank, 91, of Hillsboro died Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at a local hospital. She was born October 12, 1911 in the Jessie community, daughter of John Harrison and Margie Stephenson Orr. She moved to Hillsboro with her family in 1912 and had lived here and in Hill County all of her life. A 1928 graduate of Hillsboro High School, she attended Hillsboro Junior College and Mary Hardin-Baylor, received her Bachelor degree from North Texas State University and her Master from Baylor University. She was a public school teacher in Hill County for 30 years, teaching her last 20 years at Travis Elementary in Hillsboro. She was also part owner of W. W. (Ollie) Frank Newspaper for 45 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hillsboro. She married W. W. (Ollie) Frank August 5, 1938 in Hillsboro, and he preceded her in death January 18, 1981. Survivors include: one daughter, Margianna Wissinger and husband, Ken, of Poquoson, Virginia; one son, Steve Frank of Hillsboro; one brother, Maurice Orr of Kyle; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 4, at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro with Rev. Kenneth James, Dr. Howard Daniel and Rev. Bob Moon officiating. Burial was at Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Christian School, P. O. Box 271, Hillsboro 76645.  
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  John Harrison Orr (1871 - 1943)
  Margie Stephenson Orr (1872 - 1953)
  Walter Weldon Frank (1908 - 1981)
Ridge Park Cemetery
Hill County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 48
Created by: Cathy Creger Shelley
Record added: Oct 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8041721
Emma <i>Orr</i> Frank
Added by: Cathy Creger Shelley
Emma <i>Orr</i> Frank
Added by: Cathy Creger Shelley
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