Helen Lorine Franks, formerly of Brownwood, died of natural causes Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Luling.

She was born Sept. 16, 1955. She attended Brownwood schools. A family business move to Nacogdoches led to her graduation from Nacogdoches High School. After obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice in 1977 from Stephen F. Austin, Helen worked many years at Giddings State School. She was a member of First United Church in Brownwood and Nacogdoches.

Helen had a great love for animals, and also enjoyed assisting the elderly. She had a very generous spirit. Golf was her pleasure, as well as rock and arrowhead collecting.

Survivors include many cousins and some special friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dalton Franks, and a brother, Dale Franks.

Date of private burial to be decided.