Mar. 3, 2008 Sulphur Calcasieu Parish Louisiana, USA
Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro
Funeral Services for Mr. Frank Stanton Head, 81, of Sulphur, La., will be held at 3 P.M. Sunday, March 9, 2008 at Chatham Baptist Church, Chatham, La. Rev. R.C. Smith will officiate. Burial will follow at Chatham Cemetery, Chatham, La. under the direction of Southern Funeral Home, Jonesboro, La. Visitation will begin Sunday, March 9, 2008 from 2 P.M. until time of service at the church. Mr. Head passed away on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 4:25 P.M. in Sulphur, La.
Frank Stanton Head was born on January 6, 1927, on the family farm, south of Eros, La. His parents were Jesse George and Helen Allena (Garrett) Head. He had an older brother, Jesse Garrett, two older sisters, Mellie Mason "Sissie" (Morris) and Frances Roberta (Adkins), and two younger sisters, Mary Helen and Betty Lou (DeRouen). In 1943 he graduated from Chatham High School. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946 and again from 1950-1952. In 1952 he was married to Martha Joyce Taylor and they built their home in Westlake, La. They were blessed with three children, Linda Carol, Janise Diana, and David Stanton. After several years of attending night classes and while working full time at Davison Chemical Company, Frank enrolled full time at McNeese State University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1969 with a double major in Mathematics and Physics. He retired from W.R. Grace as a Plant Engineer after 31 years.
Frank is survived by his three children: Linda Burrows and husband Gerald of Oklahoma City, Ok.; Janise Crumpler and husband Tim of Sulphur; and David Head and wife Marie of Big Woods, La. His legacy includes sixteen grandchildren: Kelley Burrows Gibson, Phillip Burrows, Stuart Burrows, Taylor Burrows, Cora Burrows, Kate Burrows, Ting Burrows, Amy Crumpler Mayo, Jacob Crumpler, Seth Crumpler, Claire Crumpler, Gracie Crumpler, Cole Crumpler, Garrett Head, John Thomas Head, Phillip Head and eight great grandchildren. He is survived by his children's mother, Joyce Head of Sulphur; Dee Head, mother of three grandsons, of Sulphur; brother, Jess; sisters, Sissy, Frances, and Betty Lou; and his friend of many years, Pauline Hooper of Sulphur, La.
He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister; a three-year-old sister, Mary Helen Head; and sister-in-law, Vern Head.