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April Renee (Allen) Franco "Nae Nae"

August 31, 1975 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 42)

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October 12, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Family Life Church
220 Lake Road
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

Funeral Service
October 12, 2017

11:00 AM
Family Life Church
220 Lake Road
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

April Renee Franco, 42, of Brazoria passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at CHI St. Luke Health Brazosport in Lake Jackson, Texas. She was born on August 31, 1975 in Bay City, Texas to Richard and Trisha Allen.

She loved dancing, music, cooking (she loved to BBQ), going to mud races, baseball games and football games to watch the girls cheer. She loved spending time with her children and family. She attended Sweeny High School and was a 1993 graduate. She was a Sweeny High School Cheer Mom. Throughout Renee’s journey in life, she became a member of Family Life Church where she renewed her relationship with God. She had numerous of friends who she considered in her heart as brothers and sisters,

She was preceded in death by her father; Richard Allen; sister, Tracy Allen; grandparents; Bill and Erleen Rothwell, Edgar and Laverne Wheat; aunt, Debbie Lewis and uncle, Russell Allen.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories; mother, Trisha Ramirez of Brazoria; dad, Ray Ramirez of Lake Jackson; daughters, Marissa Allen and Jazmyne Franco both of Brazoria; son, Diego Franco of Wharton; sister, Jackie Ramirez of San Antonio; brothers, Raymond Ramirez and Melissa of Brazoria and Gilbert Ramirez and Chelsea of Manvel; aunt, Juanita Newman of Churchill; uncle, Willie Rothwell and Michelle of Churchill; best friends, Vanessa Garcia (Bi Bi), Shana Reifel and Debra Rothwell (Dee Dee); numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Raymond Ramirez, Gilbert Ramirez, Charles Goodrum, Jr., Richard Riden, William (Willie) Rothwell and Marco Alaniz.

Honorary pallbearers will be Abel Garcia and Vince Cannon.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Family Life Church, 220 Lake Road, Lake Jackson, Texas.

Funeral service will be Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:00 Family Life Church in Lake Jackson, Texas with Pastor Brad Ross officiating. Burial will follow at Sweeny Cemetery in Sweeny, Texas.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to defray funeral expenses and set up trust fund for her children.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.

Please consider making a donation to raise much needed funds to cover the funeral expenses and support the family.

No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.

October 11, 2017 12:27 pm

$100 from Georgia Landriault Miller

So so Sad for your loss😘
Georgia & Family

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