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Celia May Morris Franklin
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Birth: 1872
Death: Jun. 28, 1933
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA

The News-Journal, July 6, 1933
Mrs. Celia May Franklin, 61 years old, wife of L. W. Franklin, died last Wednesday afternoon at their home near Saloma following a brief illness. A heart attack is said to have caused her death. Mrs. Franklin was married to Mr. Franklin April 4, 1889 and to this union eleven children were born, four having preceded her to the grave. Deceased professed faith in Christ early in life and united with the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Later she united with the Saloma Methodist Church and remained a faithful member until death. She was known as a kind companion and will be missed in her community where she had a large circle of friends. Mrs. Franklin is survived by her husband, L. W. Franklin; three sons, John W. Franklin, Gilbert L. Franklin, and Other M. Franklin; four daughters, Mrs. Lillie Quisenberry, Mrs. Mary Peters, Mrs. Vera Druien, and Mrs. Vernie Druien; two brothers, Willie H. Morris, of this county, and John L. Morris, of Buffalo, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Betty J. Bales, of Illinois, and 23 grandchildren. Pallbearers were Virgil Gupton, J. W. Gupton, J. M. Hash, James Durham, Ed Wilson and R. F. Young. Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Good Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. J. L. Piercy, A. Yancey and D. R. Druien.

Kentucky Death Records Index, rootsweb
FRANKLIN, CELIA M; age 61; death place TAYLOR; death date 28 Jun 1933; Volume 036, Certificate 17633

Daughter Mary Franklin Peters, memorial 88010228.
Her obit:
The News-Journal, November 27, 1968
Mrs. Mary Franklin Peters, 71, formerly of the Saloma Community in Taylor County, daughter of the late Mr. L. W. Franklin and Mrs. Celia Mae Morris, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky June 13, 1897. She died Monday afternoon, November 18th at the Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. She had lived in Indiana for the past twenty-seven years. She professed faith in Christ early in life and was a member of the Christian Church. She united in marriage to Mr. Finley Peters, Sr. August 3, 1916 and tot his unoon 6 sons and 4 daughters were born. Surviving are: Lucien Peters of St. Petersburg, Florida; William Grayden Peters of Richmond, Indiana; Finley Peters, Jr. and Mrs. Frances Miller both of Centerville, Indiana; Mrs. Kathleen Hall of Greensburg, Indiana; Mrs. Virginia Goodwin of Whitewater, Indiana; and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, of Economy, Indiana. She is also survived by fifteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Druin, Route 3, and Mrs. Charlie Druin of Star Route, Campbellsville. Funeral services were Thursday afternoon, November 21st in the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Pike officiating. Burial was in Saloma Cemetery. Pallbearers were Hovie Noe, Murrell Hazard, Piercy Hill, Hugh Hash, Carl Philpott, and Everette Isaacs. 
Family links: 
  Lewis Washington Franklin (1866 - 1948)
  Lillie Franklin Quisenberry (1893 - 1955)*
  Mary Elizabeth Franklin Peters (1897 - 1968)*
  Vera Mae Franklin Druin (1902 - 1969)*
  Venie Franklin Druin (1908 - 1974)*
  Otho Melvin Franklin (1912 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Judy Lynn
Record added: Jan 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104119607


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