Classes Cancelled at West Frankfort Schools Today for Services for Fifth Grade Teacher

Classes Cancelled at West Frankfort Schools Today for Services for Fifth Grade Teacher

WEST FRANKFORT — There will be no school today in West Frankfort so students and faculty can attend the visitation and funeral for fifth grade teacher Gretchen Marks, who passed away Friday.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. at the Trinity Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 12 until 3 p.m. at the church. The Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.

District Supt. Matt Donkin says with no school in session today, it will be considered an emergency day and will be made up as part of the regular calendar process.