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Pearl Franklin, Adair County, KY (1924-2014)

She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a native of Adair County, KY, a member of a large, respected South Adair County, KY family. She was the daughter of the late Silas and May Estes Spoon and the widow of Jim Henry Franklin. r
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Pearl Franklin age 89 years formerly of the Flatwoods area of Adair County passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1:10amCT, at the Golden Living Green Hills Manor in Greensburg, KY after several weeks illness.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY with Rev. Elbert Hadley, the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Franklin Cemetery in the Flatwoods. The family request visiting after 4pmCT, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Joseph Bryant, Steve Croghan, Carl Jr. Franklin, Conrad Franklin, Rodney Holmes, and Willie Holmes.

Pearl Franklin, Adair County, KY (1924-2014)

She was born September 1, 1924 in Gradyville, KY the daughter of the late Silas and May Estes Spoon of Adair County, Kentucky. She died Monday, April 28, 2014, in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 7 months, and 27 days.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Jim Henry Franklin on April 15, 1996 and by an infant daughter: Florene Franklin and by one sister: Emmer Spoon

Survived by the following:
  • Four sons: Johnson Lee Franklin and wife Linda of Richmond, Virginia; Garnett Lee Fanklin of Columbia, KY; Carl Franklin and wife Clarice of Greensburg, KY; and Bobby Ray Franklin of Columbia, KY

  • Three daughters: Christine Croghan of Campbellsville, KY; Pauline Holmes and husband Kenny of Rusell Springs, KY; Carolyn May Dixon and husband Charles of Mobile, Alabama

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • and several great grandchildren
Mrs. Franklin was a homemaker and farmer.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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