Frank Partin Sr.

Published 5:51 pm Friday, March 23, 2018

Funeral services for Bro. Frank Partin Sr., were held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. from Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Awin, Alabama. Rev. Ricky Partin served as officiating minister. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville, Alabama directed.

On May 29, 1928 Brother Frank Partin , Sr was born to the late Rufus and Daisy Joiner Partin in Monroe County, Alabama.

He joined the MMBC at an early age.  He served as Sunday School superintendent, trustee, and a choir member.

He earned his living as a mechanic, and a truck driver logger.  He retired in 1991.

Brother Partin is preceded in death by his wife, Laura Blankenship Partin; brothers, John Partin, Preston Partin, Levi Mack and Jessie Mack; sisters, Carolyn Hines, Kizzie Robinson and Ida Bell Mays; four children; three daughters-in-law, Annie Partin, Rosetta Partin and Ethel Partin; and two grandchildren Robert Partin and Benjamin L. Partin.

He leaves to cherish his memory eight sons, Frank Partin, Jr. Rosebud, Ala., Rufus Partin, Charles Partin, Earnest (Brenda) Partin and Rickey (Valerie) Partin all of Pineapple, Ala.,  James (Patricia)

Partin, Coker, Ala., Benjamin (Shirley) Partin, Portland, Ala., and Joel Pineapple, Ala.; three brothers Clifford (Linda) Mack, Robert (Janie) Mack and William (Mary) Mack, all of Pensacola, Fla.; three sisters, Idella Hubert, Calif., Annie Green,  and Louise Favor of Pensacola, Fla.;three sisters-in-law, Mary Pope, Pensacola, Fla., Annie L. (Willie) Mims and Lillie (Andre) Dale both of Pineapple, Ala.,  Simeon (Michelle) Blankenship and Nelson (Charlene) Blankenship, both of Michigan; Joshua Blankenship, Awin, AL;  27 grandchildren; 78 great grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.