JiJi Daphine (Franks) St. Charles

January 18, 1947 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 72)


Her Legacy… JiJi Daphine St. Charles 72, passed away October 31, 2019.  She was born on January 18, 1947, in Pontiac, Michigan to Albert and Monoco Franks.  JiJi married the love of her life, Gerald (Jerry), on August 5, 1978, in Whitmore Lake, Michigan at the home of her sister in-law, Laurie Clement. She will be remembered as someone with “A heart as big as the world.” She was caring and loving with a silly sense of humor. She loved country music, camping and loved family get-togethers, especially Christmas, 4th of July and Halloween. She was amazing at crafting and could make anything.


Her Family… JiJi will be missed by her husband, Jerry; her children, Monoco Lee, Jay (DeShayla) St. Charles, A.C., and Auneika (Nathan) Evers, Brother Larmar (Carol) Franks; grandchildren Louis, Kevin, Mitchell (Andrea), Kyle, Zachary, Rylee, Nathaniel, Aeryn, Kira, Logan, Celia and Henrick; and several Great Grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Lynn Smedley and nephew Kiel Franks.


Her Farewell… JiJi’s community farewell will be held at 2:30PM Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Washtenong Memorial Park in Ann Arbor. Memorial contributions may be given to family for future designation.  Please leave a message of comfort for Jiji’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at

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Community Farewell Service
November 5, 2019

2:30 PM
Washtenog Memorial Park
3771 Whitmore Lake Rd
Arbor, MI 48105