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Anna Belle Franke

Anna Belle Franke, age 86, of Novelty, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at her home in Novelty.

Born January 15, 1929, near Plevna, MO Anna Belle was the daughter of Russell Painter and Nellie Maud Dodd Elliott.

Anna Belle united in marriage with Gilvie D. Franke on November 16, 1946, at Shelbyville, Missouri.

Anna Belle received her education in the Day Rural School and Novelty High School.  She was a housewife and homemaker.  She and her husband lived in the Novelty community where they were engaged in farming.  She was a member of the Novelty Christian Church.

Surviving are her husband Gilvie Franke of Novelty, Missouri, three children, Deanna Kay Field and husband, Chuy of Nogales, Arizona, Victoria Bogner and husband, Phil of Dallas, Texas, and Mike Franke and wife, Pam of Novelty, Missouri, seven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

Anna Belle was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister Helen Morse.

At her request there will be no services or visitation.  A private graveside service will be held at a later date in the Novelty Cemetery.

The family requests no flowers.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s choice.

Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.