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Garnett Lee Franklin, 80, Columbia, KY (1942-2022)

Garnett Lee Franklin of Columbia passed away on Monday, February 21, 2022 at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY. He was 80 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Friday, February 25, 2022, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in the Franklin Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9amCT on Friday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

He was born in the Flatwoods Community of Adair County on January 22, 1942 to the late Jim Henry and Verlin Pearl Spoon Franklin.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three siblings Johnson Lee Franklin, Connie Pauline Holmes and Florene Franklin.

He is survived by two brothers Carl Franklin (Clarice) of Greensburg, KY and Bobby Ray Franklin of Columbia, KY; two sisters Christine Croghan of Liberty, KY and Carolyn May Dixon of Mobile, AL; nieces and nephews Angie Dixon, Jackie York, Joe Brant, Jacob Stargel, Jason Bryant, David Stargel, Rodney Holmes, Willy Holmes, Steven Croghan, Carl Franklin, JR, Conrad Franklin and Chris Franklin.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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