Dec. 16, 2010 Rayville Richland Parish Louisiana, USA
Funeral services for Irma Cook Franklin, 93, of Rayville, LA will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Rayville, with Dr. Eddie Wren and Reverend Joe Senn officiating. Interment will follow in Rayville Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville.
Mrs. Franklin was born on September 1, 1917, and passed away on December 16, 2010, in Rayville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Jones, her first husband, Buddy Cook, her second husband, Sam Franklin, and four sisters and four brothers. To friends and family she was known as Ms. Irma and to her kids as "MeMe". Mrs. Franklin was employed at Delta Sales department store for 17 years. She and her husband then managed Boughton's Cleaners for 20 years. In 1993, Mrs. Franklin received the Oldest Worker Award given by the Council on Aging. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Rayville and an active member of The TEL Sunday School Class. She also enjoyed many fun times and trips as an active member of Saints Alive. Survivors include her daughter Billie Jo Boughton, and her husband Floyd Bruce; grandchildren LeAnn Thomason and her husband Lasley, and Billy Bruce Boughton; great grandchildren Lee Thomason and his wife Nikki, and Sarah Jo Thomason; and a great great granddaughter, Ali. Pallbearers will be nephews Fred Pee, Andy Pee, Arnold Cook, and friends Carlton Clark, Billy Whitten, and B. J. McKnight. The family would like to thank the staff of Colonial Manor Nursing Home as well as Richland Hospice for the care given to her. A special thanks also to Dr. David Thompson for 30 years of caring for Mrs. Franklin. Online condolences may be made at www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com Mulhearn Funeral Home Rayville, LA. Published in The News Star on December 18, 2010
In loving memory of one of the most delightful people I've ever known. Irma was a rook-playing, joke-telling bundle of fun and everybody loved her so much. Shoot the moon, Irma!!! -
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