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 Alfreda Fern “Alfie” Franklin

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Alfreda Fern “Alfie” Franklin

  • Birth 17 Nov 1946 Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 3 Sep 2003 Beech Grove, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 75224938

Alfreda "Alfie" Drake Franklin, 56, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove.

Born Nov. 17, 1946, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Orville L. and Ruth (Grigsby) Franklin.

Survivors include her parents, of Shelbyville; one son, Rick (wife, Christy) Drake of Taylorsville; three brothers, Joseph Franklin, Stephen Franklin and Thomas Franklin, all of Shelbyville; and four grandchildren, Andy Drake, Elizabeth Drake, Eric Drake and Abby Drake, all of Taylorsville.

She was preceded in death by one son, Scott Drake, and one daughter, April Drake.

Mrs. Franklin was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; Flat Rock Eastern Star; Democratic Club, where she was president; and the auxiliaries of Shelbyville Moose Lodge, Eagle's Lodge, and American Legion.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., with an Eastern Star service at 8 p.m., today at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Virgil Clotfelter officiating.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Alfie took her maiden name "Franklin" back after her divorce.

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  • Created by: Janet McColley Franklin
  • Added: 20 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75224938
  • Janet McColley Franklin
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alfreda Fern “Alfie” Franklin (17 Nov 1946–3 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75224938, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Janet McColley Franklin (contributor 46939738) .