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 Marilyn <I>Coffey</I> Franklin

Marilyn Coffey Franklin

Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Aug 2011 (aged 83)
Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Hudson, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 75781526 · View Source
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Marilyn Franklin

Mrs. Marilyn Coffey Franklin, 83, of Hudson, N.C., went home to be with our Lord, Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at Caldwell County Hospice and Palliative Care of Lenoir.

Mrs. Franklin was born June 30, 1928 in Caldwell County, N.C. to the late Henry C, Coffey and Ruth Carter Coffey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, George Jennings. Franklin; a sister, Mae Holverstott, of Seattle, Washington; two brothers, Harold Coffey of Granite Falls and Bill Coffey of Rutherford College.

She is survived by four sons, George A. Franklin and his wife Becky of Newton, N.C., Richard Franklin and his wife Aileen from Raleigh, N.C., Audie Franklin and his wife Judy from Statesville, N.C., and Fabian Franklin of Hudson, N.C.; four daughters; Diane Carswell and her husband Gene of Valdese, N.C., Kay Geouge and her husband Dennis of Lenoir, N.C., Doris Sigmon and Gale Franklin, both from Lenoir, N.C.; two brothers, Gary Coffey of Rhodhiss and Van Coffey of Alexander County and two sisters, Lois Coffey of Burke County and Frances Underwood of Davie County. In addition to her children, she is survived by 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held Friday, August 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Mackie High Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Isaacs officiating. Burial will follow at Center Grove Baptist Church in Hudson, N.C.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mackie-High Chapel.

Serving as pallbearers will be Cody Conner, Damon Hood, Jeff Carswell and Marty Mooney.

The family would like to thank Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care of Lenoir, N.C.'s nurses and staff for all the love and care for our family through this difficult time. A special thanks to Kelly Mitchell, BSW.

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Mackie-High Funeral Home is serving the family.

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  • Created by: BRADLEY INGELS
  • Added: 31 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75781526
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marilyn Coffey Franklin (30 Jun 1928–23 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75781526, citing Center Grove Baptist Cemetery, Hudson, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by BRADLEY INGELS (contributor 47427212) .