BOILING SPRINGS-Lloyd Franklin "Frankie" Putnam, 53, of Skinner Road, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at home. A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Julius Franklin and Edna Waters Putnam.
Frankie was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. He was artistic, loving to draw, color and paint. He loved animals and watching movies. Frankie was the youngest sibling of nine and was a loving brother to all of his sisters.
Frankie is survived by his sisters, Linda Tesseneer of Shelby, Janice Putnam of Boiling Springs, Jean Stepp and husband James of Shelby, Frances Jones and husband Barry of Cliffside, Aileen Putnam of Boiling Springs, Helen Gibbons and husband Gary of Shelby, Carolyn Ledford and husband Neal of Shelby, Marie Stallings and husband Steve of Shelby; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Celebration of Life Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. J. Eric Davis
Burial: Church cemetery, following the service
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Putnam
Memorials: May be made to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 198 Pleasant Ridge Church Road, Shelby, N.C. 28152 or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C., 28150
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com