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Patricia "Momos" Jeanette Frankum

February 26, 1937 — February 13, 2020

Patricia Jeanette Frankum, 82, of Wharton went to be with our Lord on February 13, 2020.  She was born in Belton County, Texas on February 26, 1937 to the late R.H. Brown Sr. and Gertrude Soloman Brown.


Patricia ”Momos” was a graduated from El Campo High School in 1954 where she was a Cheerleader.  She married Bobby Bruce Frankum in December 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1997.  She was a secretary at the Jr. High School.  Patricia enjoyed going to dances, gardening and working in her flowers beds, but most of all she believed in always putting her family first.   In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her great grandson, Cooper Medve.


She is survived by her daughters, Pamela Barker and husband, Tim of Wharton and Sarah Frankum and Ben Schielack of Wharton; son, Randy Frankum and wife, Linda of Springfield, Illinois; brother, R.H. Brown Jr. and wife, Anne of El Campo; grandchildren, Jason Barker and wife, Sarah, Jill Medve and husband, Joseph, Jarett Barker, Amy Mesirow and husband, Thomas, Candice Boyack and husband, Chad, Rance Frankum and wife, Kimberly, Kelly Sweat and husband, Cody, Katy Morrison and husband, Brent and Chad Sabrasula and fiancé, Lauren Douglas; great grandchildren, Blake, Presley, Paige, Harper, Bailey, Brinley, Tyson, Kade, Kyler, Karter, Kinley, Kason, Emmory, Bryce, Braxton, John Michael, Alexis, Carson, Wyatt, Luke, Kaylee, Alaina, James, Ellie and Michael.


Visitation will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Life will begin at 2 p.m. at Wharton Funeral  Home with Rev. Roger Clayton, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton, Tx.  Serving as pallbearers are Tim Barker, Jason Barker, Jarett Barker, Chad Sabrasula, Blake Boenisch, Kade Sweat and Kyler Sweat.


Memorial donations may be made the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N Michigan Ave, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or


Services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.  Condolences may be left at

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