FRANKLIN, Karen age 64, a life long resident of Tampa, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawton Franklin; son, Clayton Joseph Franklin; and mother, Virginia Smith. She is survived by her four children, Angelique, Kevin, Clinton, and Chevonne; numerous grandchildren; father, H. B. Smith Jr.; brother, H. Ben Smith III; two sisters, Diana McCoy, and Susan Johnston; and extended family and numerous friends. Karen was dearly loved, and will be in our hearts forever. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com. Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services 813-237-2900

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 5, 2013