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Lucille Franklin


Lucille Franklin

Date of Service: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time of Service: 10:00 AM

HENDERSON-Lucille Roberson Franklin, 89, a resident of 1257 Ruin Creek Road, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in a local nursing home. Born on March 23, 1928 in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Claude M. Roberson and Lizzie Bell Robinson Roberson. She was a homemaker and a member of West End Baptist Church, the Open Door Sunday School Class for many years, the Womens Missionary Union, and was a faithful wife of a Baptist Missionary. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00 AM at West End Baptist Church by Pastor Ralph McGowan. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. She is survived by two daughters, Loretta Jean Franklin and Lynn Tucker (Shields) of Henderson; two sons, Bennett Franklin and Mike Franklin (Rosemarie) of Henderson; eight grandchildren, Shawn Franklin (Christina), Miranda Roach, Heather Taylor (Brandon), Megan Floyd (Rob), Jonathan Franklin, Andrea Hennigan (Shon), Jennifer Tucker and Jacob Tucker; six great grandchildren, Tori Franklin, Colby Taylor, Abby Taylor, Maci Roach, Elizabeth Andrea Franklin, and Victoria Paige Hennigan; one sister, Elsie King (Eugene) of Henderson; and one brother, John Thomas Roberson of Henderson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John Albert Franklin; one brother Claude Jasper "Dick" Roberson; and two sisters, Mae Roberson Hughes and Inez Roberson Champion. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 9 until 10 am at West End Baptist Church. At other times they will be at her home on Ruin Creek Road. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to West End Baptist Church, 619 Dabney Drive, Henderson, NC 27536.

Date of Death: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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