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Macie A. Franklin, 97, Cumberland Co., KY native (1924-2022)

Macie A. "Miss Macie" Franklin, peacefully passed away with her family at her side on February 05, 2022. She was 97 years old.

Funeral Service will be held at 2pmCT on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in Marrowbone Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Tuesday, February 8, from 4pmCT until 7pmCT, and after 6amCT on Wednesday until time for the services.

A native of Cumberland County, Miss Macie was born on March 15, 1924, to Harvey and Lizzie Anderson. She grew up in Marrowbone, where she lived for 85 years before moving to Bowling Green. In 1946, she married Carl Paul Franklin, and thereafter, they welcomed their only child, Charlene. Miss Macie enjoyed life on the family farms, gardening, preserving her family heritage, reading, and serving delicious meals for family and friends. She was also a longtime member of Waterview Church of Christ.

Miss Macie devoted her career to education. A graduate of Martha Norris Memorial High School, she graduated from Campellsville College, then received her B.S. and M.A. from Western Kentucky State College. Miss Macie began her teaching career in one room schools, and eventually retired after 46 years with the Cumberland County School System. During her career, she was involved in the Kentucky Education Association. She especially treasured her relationships with former students and co-workers. After leaving the classroom, Miss Macie was an active member of the Cumberland County Retired Teachers' Association, Warren County Retired Teachers' Association, and the Kentucky Retired Teachers' Association.

Miss Macie was predeceased by her parents and husband. She is survived by her daughter Charlene Rabold and son-in-law, David; grandsons David Shoultz (Paul Blick), and Chris Rabold; granddaughter Shaye Rabold (Janice James); and great grandchildren Christian Blick (Sarah), Sophie Rabold, Charlie Marciani, Eloise Marciani, Anna James, and Brenna James.

Memorial contributions in memory of Miss Macie may take the form of a donation to the Marrowbone Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 41 Marrowbone, KY 42759

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Miss Macie Franklin, 97, Cumberland Co., KY native (1924-2022)

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