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Funeral Services for Mr. Myles Frank will be held Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Matthew Simmons officiating. Burial will be held at Henry Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi, Friday, October 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.
Mr. Frank, age 85, of Meridian passed away October 16, 2017, at his residence.
Frank was born and lived in the Bronx, New York. He served in the 25th Division of the Military Police Company in the Army. He worked at Gimbels department store and Lincoln National Bank in New York. He moved to Meridian to work for Paul Broadhead.
His achievements include opening Southern Exposure Art Gallery; past board member of Hope Village, serving as treasurer; past president of Meridian Little Theatre, Meridian Art Museum and Meridian Symphony Orchestra; board member of East Mississippi Development Corporation; patron of Meridian Community College Foundation; board member of New Meridian Community Development and Investing Corporation; and chairman of Meridian Airport Authority.
Frank was awarded the Excellence in the Arts Award in 1996. He was also responsible for starting the miniature collection of carousel horses, with funds going to Hope Village.
Survivors include his wife of thirty-two years, Joyce Frank; children, David (Leslie) Horn and Darrell (Betsy) Horn; grandchildren, Ellen Horn, Anne Bratton Horn, Andrew Horn, Walker Horn, and Kennon Humphreys; brother, Dr. William (Angie) Frank; sister-in-law, Eva Frank; brother-in-law, Carl Reed; numerous nieces and nephews; his long time best friend of forty-two years, Greg Cartmell; and his beloved dogs, Rex and Katie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Helen Frank; sisters, Helen Oliva, and Mary Reed; brothers, Henry Frank, and John Frank.
The family request memorials be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church, First Baptist Church, and/or the Wesley House Community Center 1 John 3:17, care of Trey Long.
Pallbearers will be Wink Glover, Bob Rea, Bruce Martin, Ronnie Slay, Bunky Partridge, Tom Williams, John Robert Smith, and Charles Frazier.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Published on October 17, 2017
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