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Michael Lee Franklin, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2018)

Michael was a Truck Driver, born in Muncie, IN on August 5, 1947, a son of the late Delmer and Conda Yates Franklin.
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Michael Lee Franklin, age 70, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Sunday June 17, 2018 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held at 2pmCT/3pmET Thursday June 21, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY with Rev. Greg Ryan officiating. Burial will in the Tapscott Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7pmCT/6-8pmET Wednesday June 20, 2018 at the funeral home.

Michael Lee Franklin, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2018)

He was born in Muncie, IN August 5, 1947, a son of the late Delmer and Conda Yates Franklin. He died on Sunday June 17, 2018 in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 70 years, 10 months, and 12 days.

Michael was a Truck Driver.

Survivors include:
  • His Spouse: Jackie Simpson Franklin

  • One Son: Michael Lelious Franklin of Liberty

  • Two Step Children: Danny Joe Carman and Teena Marie Lane, both of Russell Springs, KY

  • One Grandchild, Five Step Grandchildren, One Great Grandchild

  • Two Brothers: Roger Franklin of Bark River, MI and Jerry Franklin of Louisville, KY

  • Three Sisters: Debra McNeil of Liberty, Barbara Schaefer of Fair Oaks, IN and Frances Wang of Rochester, MI.
Preceding him in death besides his parents was One Sister: Reba Roark.

Send condolences to the family of Michael Lee Franklin.

Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Michael Lee Franklin, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2018)

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