Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez, 25, Columbia, KY (1992-2018)

OCTOBER 31, 1992 ~ JUNE 19, 2018 (AGE 25)
She was the daughter of Carrie Turner Morgan of Sparksville, KY and Mark Franklin and wife Melissa of Sparksville, KY. She leaves four direct living descendants and three siblings to carry on her legacy.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez, 25, of Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the University of KY Medical Center, in Lexington, KY.

A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 6pmCT, at the Columbia Christian Church Park, off North Reed Street, Columbia, KY. Cremation was chosen by the family.

Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez, 25, Columbia, KY (1992-2018)

She was born October 31, 2018. She was the daughter Carrie Turner Morgan of Sparksville, KY and Mark Franklin and wife Melissa of Sparksville, KY. She died June 19, 2018, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 25 years, seven months, and 19 days.

Survivors include:
  • Her mother - Carrie Turner Morgan of Columbia, KY

  • Her father - Mark Franklin and his wife Melissa of Sparksville, KY

  • Four children - Karissa Mounce, Mary Anna Albarez, Sophia Gomez and Ariel Gomez

  • Two brothers - Dakota Stotts of Columbia, KY, and Timmy Franklin of Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister - Alisha Stotts of Columbia, KY

  • Special uncle and aunt - Coy & Tony Turner of Columbia, KY

  • Several other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends
  • She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Diane Powell, Coy Turner, Sr., William Henry and Bonnie Turner Franklin
  • Send condolences to the family of Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez

    Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements

    This story was posted on 2018-06-29 11:19:05
    Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
    Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

    Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
    Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
    To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
    Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

    G & G Monuments
    Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
    1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
    First Quality Marble and Granite

    Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
    Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
    270-384-2145,, email

    Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez, 25, Columbia, KY (1992-2018)

    2018-06-29 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

    Markilia Ruth Franklin Gomez, 25, Columbia, KY (1992-2018)

    Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


    Quick Links to Popular Features

    Looking for a story or picture?
    Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


    Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by Linda Waggener and Pen Waggener, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
    Phone: 270.403.0017

    Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia Magazine. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.