Reta Faye Frank, 71, of Morrison died on Sunday February 7, 2021 in her home in Morrison. Her funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, OK and will be live-streamed from her personal obituary page at www.strodefh.com. Burial will follow at a later date at the Pleasant Valley/Sumner Cemetery in Perry, OK. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
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Reta was born on August 19, 1949 in Cushing, Oklahoma to Bill and Vivian Lucille Stallworth. She lived in Cushing, Ripley, and Stillwater before settling down in Morrison with her husband C.R. Frank whom she married on August 31, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After retiring from National Standard Company after 26 1/2 years, she worked for All State Insurance, Fenton Office Mart, and Payne County Court Clerk office. Reta was a member of the Morrison United Methodist Church where she had served as President of the United Methodist Women’s group, and was active in the United Methodist Woman Thrift Store, as well as, co-manager of the United Methodist Funny Farm Recreation Center. She and C.R. spent countless hours at the Funny Farm working to give the youth of Morrison and surrounding communities a safe place to come and spend time together. Reta also enjoyed garage saling, gaming, Morrison Community Dance, and drinking coffee.
Preceding her in death were her parents Bill Stallworth and Vivian Stephens; brother Billy Stallworth; dad Harold Barkley; son Alfred Vaughn “Buddy” Apperson; and grandchildren Gracie Jo Anne Apperson, Tyler Raymond Frank, and Taytum Coran Quigley; also, her parents-in-law Carl and Pauline Frank.
Survivors include her husband C.R. Frank; brother Jack Stallworth; sister Sharon Stallworth; daughters April Leslie (Rocky) and Reynae Quigley (Darryl); and sons, Sonny Apperson (April), Reyn Frank (Teria),
Cory Frank (Jeanne), and Corbin Frank (Kim). She is also survived by 14 Grandchildren and 20 Great-Grandchildren; as well as several Nieces, Nephews, and many friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Evans, Lindsey Evans, Rocky Leslie, Reyn Frank, Cory Frank, and Jeff Frank.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Apperson, Elden Henderson, Jerry Cottom, and Sonny Apperson.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.