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Franklin Truman McMickens

Plainfield - Franklin Truman McMickens, 69, transitioned on January 12, 2018 in Plainfield, New Jersey. Visitation will be held on Fri. Jan. 19, 2018 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 1002 Rivington St. Roselle,NJ from 6pm to 9pm and funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Linden, NJ, 929 Dill Avenue, Linden, NJ.

Mr. McMickens was born on August 20, 1948, in Fairfield, Alabama. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Grace and William McMickens, his son Patrick Grayson, sisters Joyce Sams & Anette Cheek, and brother John Earl McMickens.

Franklin served a tour of duty in Vietnam while in the US Army. He also worked as a police officer for the Linden Police Department for nearly three decades before retiring as a detective in 2008. Franklin was an involved member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Roselle, where he served on the Board of Trustees for many years and was named a Deacon in 2012.

He is survived by his loving wife Elena, his children, Truman, David, and Mia, his sisters Louise Green, Jean Warren, Arthur Mae McKenzie, Annetha Carnegie, Mary Johns, and a very special sister and caregiver Julia Brown, his brothers William Charles McMickens & wife Jackie, Billy George McMickens & wife Joyce, and Jesse McMickens & wife Mary. He leaves behind four grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews. Log on to to sign guest book.
Published in Home News Tribune from Jan. 14 to Jan. 18, 2018
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