Obituary: Sam Frank “Frankie” Felton, Jr.


Sam Frank “Frankie” Felton, Jr. 57, of Desha, passed from this walk of life on August 22, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Little Rock on July 21, 1963, to Sam Frank, Sr., and Ruth Reynolds Long Felton.

Frankie worked in the lumber business for several stores in the Batesville area.  He loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his grandchildren.

He was of the Baptist faith.

Frankie is survived by his wife, Melissa; son, Zachary Felton (Mackenzie) of Pleasant Grove, Stephen Massey of Batesville, Daniel Weger, Jr of Bryant; daughters, Amelia Felton of Mountain View, Kassidy Bowden of Mabelvale, Kaitlyn McCool of Bryant; brother, Mark Handford, (Susan) of Greenbrier; sisters, Renee Knoten of Conway, Beth Felton, of Mountain View, Missouri; five grandchildren, Sloan Felton, Kaysen McCool, Greyson McCool, Kamdon McCool, Cameron Massey; and many lifelong friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made in honor of Frankie to Doty Southside Funeral Service, 2180 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR 72501

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