Frankie J. Crossland, 84, a resident of Paris passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 12, 1933, in Muskogee, Okla. to the late John and Opal (Mowlery) Crossland. Frankie spent his working years driving tractors on farms and working at the charcoal plant in Paris.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. (Spears) Crossland; a son, Thomas Crossland and three brothers.

Survivors include a son, Leroy Crossland of Tempe, Ariz.; a daughter, Linda K. Lane of Paris; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren and four sisters.

Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at the Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. Burial will follow at Pollard Cemetery near Dover under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook available at

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Elliot, Cody Elliot, Ryan Trusty, Ritchie Trusty, Jessie Lane and Jamie Plemmons. Gaige Lane will serve as honorary pallbearer.