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Mrs. Franke Jeanette Demoret

September 1, 1918 ~ December 28, 2016 (age 98)
Franke Jeanette Demoret, 98, a resident of Dover, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Russellville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born September 1, 1918, at Jetmore, Kansas to Glenn Arnold and Lillie Hepler Phillips. She married Harold Leroy Demoret on April 17, 1938, in Hodgeman County, Kansas. She was a member of the Worthwhile Club in Kansas and taught school in country schools in Kansas before she married. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, crafts and crossword puzzles. She was a member of the Phoenix Free Will Baptist Church near Dover and was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Jack and Lloyd Phillips; a sister, Glenna McKinney; two granddaughters, Lisa Carole Ross and Lora Lynn Brown Warren; and a great-great-grandson, Lucas Clancy.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harold Don and Wanda Demoret of Dover; four daughters and sons-in-law, Judy Ann and Eldon Byers of Dover, Lucielle and Emmitt Brown of Dover, Linda and Don Bristow of Wilson, Kansas and Sandra and Martin Ross of Dover; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Mildred Demoret and Opal Eichman, both of Jetmore and Pat Phillips of Wichita, Kansas; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at the Humphrey Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Pledger and the Rev. Joey Hanna officiating. Burial will be in Owens Cemetery near Dover under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Mrs. Demoret's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Hospice, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at

Cemetery Details

Owens Cemetery
88 Old Hwy 7
Dover, AR, 72837


DEC 30. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Humphrey Funeral Service 

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

Funeral Service

DEC 31. 2:00 PM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

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