Margaret H. Franklin

Margaret H. Franklin

Suffolk - Margaret Horton Franklin, 91, went to be with her Lord on November 2, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Edna Horton. She was predeceased by her husband, William Irving Franklin, and her three brothers.

Margaret was a lifelong member of the Whaleyville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her sons, William I. Franklin, Jr. and wife Judy of Suffolk, Stephen K. Franklin and wife Pam of Zuni, VA, Charles B. Franklin and wife Donna of Suffolk; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister Elizabeth Umphlett of Suffolk; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Rev. Jack Meservey at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, at Holly Lawn Cemetery, 1525 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St, Suffolk, VA 23434, is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Whaleyville UMC, 6312 Whaleyville Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23438. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

R.W. Baker Funeral & Co.
509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 539-4691

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 3, 2013