Services for Mr. Franklin will be Thursday December 27, 2012 at 11 am at New Scott Olly Baptist Church with Bishop Lynell Smith Officiating. Burial will be in Alexandria Memorial Garden under the direction of Progressive Funeral Home.
Mr. Franklin is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Judy Lloyd Franklin of Alexandria, two sons, Kyle Franklin of New Orleans and Robert Franklin (Lillian) of Flower Mound, Texas; Susan Franklin of Beltsville, Maryland; one brother, Fred Franklin (Rose) of Alexandria; one sister, Zeleen Franklin of Los Angeles, California; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Friends may view after 8:30 am on Thursday at the church.
In lieu fo flowers the family asks for donations to be made to : Redeemer Lutheran Church 4009 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, La, 71301; New Scott Olly Baptist Church 2627 Willow Glen River Road Alexandria, La 71302.