|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1938|
Paintsville Herald, 16 Jun 1938:
Youth 18, Told His Mother He Was Ready To Die
Willie Franklin, 18, died at his home at Thelma Monday, June 6
after an extended illness. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Franklin. Young Franklin professed religion before he died and told his mother he was ready to go. He talked to the family and prayed a beautiful prayer before death.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at the Concord United Baptist Church by Rev. Leonard Walters, Rev. Winfrey Meek and Rev. U. S. Walters. Burial was in the Concord cemetery.
He is survived by his father, mother, four sisters and four brothers. The sisters are, Mrs. Ila Murphy, Ashland; Mrs. Nancy Welch, Thealka; Mrs. Myrtie Johnson, Thelma and Mrs. Angie Wells, Williamsport, Brothers, Henry Franklin, Wayland and Floyd and Estill Franklin of Thelma. He also leaves his aged grandmother, to whom he was very devoted.
McDonald Franklin (1874 - 1953)
Minerva Sammons Franklin (1876 - 1967)
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Record added: Oct 24, 2012
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