In Remembrance of Frank Corless
Date of Death: 05-18-2020
Burial: Community of Smithville Memorial Cemetery
Funeral Service : 05-21-2020
Franklin Clair Corless, 91, of Smithville, MO passed away Monday, May 18, 2020.
He was born on June 30, 1928 to Roy Franklin and Edna Velle (Young) Corless in Rochester, Pennsylvania where he grew up. He then served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
On August 29, 1952 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Lee St. John. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. His wife, Dorothy, passed away March 25, 2015.
Frank worked for J&L Steel Company for many years. After his retirement he was a janitor at the Smithville High School.
Frank was also preceded in death by his parents and nine brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his children Roy Corless, David Corless, Cheryl Mason, and Daniel Corless and wife Donna; three granddaughters, Doety, Jennifer, and Danielle; seven great-grandchildren, Xavier, Shelbie, Jasmine, Jacob, Jayden, Savannah, and Harley; two great-great-granddaughters, Sally and Addilynn; brothers, Melvin and Don; sisters, Gertrude and Edna; other relatives and many friends.
Visitation: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21st at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville.
Burial: Community of Smithville Memorial Cemetery.