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Audrey M. Franklin

Audrey M. Franklin

Posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 4:22 pm

Audrey M. Franklin, 82, of Greenfield, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at her residence. Services were held 2 p.m. Sunday at Williams Funeral Home, with Bro. Doug Powell, Bro. Ryan Potts and Bro. Jerry Powell officiating. Burial was in Morris Cemetery, Greenfield. Dale Leyhue, William Leyhue, Gerry Harris, Jeff Brown and Shorty Houston served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Timmy Stout, Rodney Gilmer, Van Waddell and Kenneth Scott. Mrs. Franklin was born Jan. 2, 1926, in Rutherford, daughter of the late Earnest and Velma Leyhue. She was a homemaker and nurse and attended Bethlehem Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Richard H. Franklin of Greenfield; two sons, Richard Wayne Franklin of Martin and Donald Franklin of Greenfield; one daughter, Barbara Franklin Brasure of Greenfield; two sisters, Florette Mabry and Shirley Sanders, both of Greenfield; one brother, Donald Leyhue of Greenfield; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Leroy Leyhue and Paul Leyhue; two sisters, Ruth Leyhue and Elsie Pentecost; and two grandchildren, Sherry Jo Campbell and Roger Brasure.wcp 12-9-08


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