On Saturday afternoon, October 15th, 2016, Frankie passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's at Royal Palm Senior Residence Facility, with her son at her side. Frankie was 83 years old. She was born in Miami, FL on February 27th, 1933, the daughter to parents, Frank and Emlyn Woodcock. Frankie graduated from Miami Jackson High School in 1951. Frankie was a long time resident of Miami Springs, FL, where she was a member of the Miami Springs Baptist Church. Frankie owned the first beauty salon at the Miami Springs Villas, and later another salon at Atrium Office Park in Doral, FL. Frankie is survived by her son, Jim Tuning Jr. (Sharon) and daughter Valarie Marchetti (Mike) along with 4 grandchildren, Stacy, Kaley, Taylor and Michael and 4 Great-grand children, Austin, Ashlyn, Hunter and Haley. The family would like to thank Mersada Murray aka: Miss Dreamy, Frankie's wonderful caretaker, exceptional helper and a valued friend, who took care of her at home during the first 3 years of her illness. She was moved to the Royal Palm Senior Residence facility where she lived her life out. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday October 22nd at TM Ralph Funeral Home, 7001 NW 4th Street, Plantation, FL 954-587-6888. In lieu of flowers please donate to "Cure Alzheimer's" curealz.org .
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