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Martha Gene McPherson Franklin
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1922
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 2010
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA

Martha Gene Franklin

RUSTON, LA - Martha Gene Franklin, 87, of Ruston, Louisiana died Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at the North Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston. She was born March 17, 1922 in El Dorado, Arkansas, to the late William Marshall and Arletta (McGahan) McPherson.

Martha was a food court manager for Murphy's Five and Dime, a business woman, and a self-taught cake decorator. She enjoyed being a homemaker and was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Julius Vernon Franklin; brother, Calvin Lee McPherson; granddaughter, Stacey Amanda Treece; and son-in-law, Kenneth Treece.

Survivors are her daughters, Vernitta Gene Plunkett of Ruston, Louisiana, Billie Treece of Shongaloo, Louisiana, and Martha Jeanette Atkinson and husband Dwight of Dardanelle, Arkansas; great granddaughter, Allison Treece of Shongaloo, Louisiana; great grandsons, Matthew Treece and Christopher Treece both of Shongaloo, Louisiana; sisters, Esther Watson of Haughton, Louisiana and Joyce Brown of Bossier City, Louisiana; and a host of other friends and relatives.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February, 5, 2010 at the Hillcrest Cemetery with Bro. Tim Everett officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Springhill, LA.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Franklin, Gary Franklin, Eugene J. "Buddy" Watson, Jr., Jerry Watson, David Watson, and James Reed.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Alpine Guest Care Center, Dr. Arthur Wayne Owens, and the North Louisiana Medical Center Nurses and staff, all of Ruston, Louisiana for their compassionate care. Lewis Funeral Home

Springhill, LA 318-539-1311 
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  Julius Vernon Franklin (1919 - 1996)*
  Vernitta Gene Franklin Plunkett (1940 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Bossier Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: John Andrew Prime
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
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