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Mr. John Franklin Council “John Frank”

May 7, 1938 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 83)


With tender hands of compassion and genuine hearts of love, the Majestic Family joins with the devoted loved ones of Mr. John Council affectionately known as “John Frank” as they prepare to say “until we meet again."  Mr. Council was greeted by his loving Savior Jesus Christ along with others in the Heavenly Host early Saturday morning, October 2, 2021 as he quietly left Fayetteville Manor Senior Living in Fayetteville, NC.

Mr. Council’s family has reserved Saturday and Sunday, October 9th and 10th as the days to celebrate his life. Commencing on Saturday from 3pm to 5pm at Majestic Funeral Homes Elizabethtown Campus.  Family and friends may gather to reminisce on lasting memories while visiting with Mr. Council. The events will climax on Sunday at 2pm with a Triumphant Farewell Celebration in the A.B. Hobbs Memorial Chapel on the premises of Majestic Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, NC. Following the services in the chapel, Mr. Council’s delicate temple along with his adored family, will be escorted to St. Rest AME Zion Church Cemetery in White Oak, NC for Interment Rites. As difficult as it will be for his wife, children and other family members to dismiss from this earthly resting place without John, all will find solace knowing he is in that land where there is a tree and its leaves are good for the healing of all infirmities. There, he will rest by the brook flowing with living water, forever resting in eternal paradise.

 John Frank leaves to cherish and will be remembered by:  his loving wife of 60 years, Bobbie Jane Council; 2 daughters,Vicky Gail McKeithan (Richard) of Dublin NC and Elizabeth McCoy of Fayetteville NC; 5 sons, Ronnie Williams (Bonnie) of Elizabethtown NC, John Danny Council of Lumberton NC, Chris Council (Willidean) of Elizabethtown NC, Dwayne Council of Fayetteville NC, and a son Neil Randale Councilwho proceeded him in death; 2 sisters, Maggie Mae Owens (Sam) of Raleigh NC, Elaine Eaglin (Cosmo) of Fayetteville NC; 2 brothers, Robert Council Jr. (Frances) of White Oak, NC, Eugene Council of White Oak, NC; 4 siblings proceeded him in death, Robbie Lee Williams, Leola Young (Benny Lee), James Wilson Council (Mary Council), Minnie Monroe (Bill Monroe); 8 grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family is receiving guests at 112 Pineland Grain Rd., Elizabethtown, NC where they will also assemble in preparation for the Majestic Ebony Motorcade.

The Compassionate Professionals of Majestic Funeral Home of Elizabethtown are serving the Council and connected families with uncompromising dignity.

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