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Florene Franklin

September 4, 1943 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 74)

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Mother Florene Franklin was born on September 4, 1943 to the late Moses and Ada Goree Cason in Hamburg, AR. She remained a loving wife to LB Franklin until his death.
Mother Franklin worked and retired from the Georgia Pacific Plywood.
Mother Florene Franklin became a member of Westend Temple COGIC under the leadership of Elder Jerry Jefferson and later the name changed to the Living Testament Ministries COGIC under the leadership of Apostle Nolen Phillips, Jr. Mother Franklin loved her Pastor and Church and served as finance secretary for a while. She also was an usher, kitchen worker making those famous rum cakes. Later she became one of the Mothers of the church and served in many other capacities in the church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband LB Franklin, Three brothers: Richard Cason, Robert Cason and John Cason; Five sisters: Evora Grisson, Evon Grimes, Rhoda B. Hayes, Pearlean Bankston, and Cornelious “Connie” Simmons, and one step son: LG Franklin

She leaves to cherish her memories:
Seven Step children: Mary Miller and McCoy Franklin (Sherry) of Hamburg, AR Vera Morrison(Thomas), Katie Johnson (Gene) and Daisy Mayes all of Crossett, AR and Bobbye Davis (Marty) of Monticello, AR. Special caregivers: Catherine Colbert, Emma Doles, Idella, Caldwell, and Ada Stanley. Special nephews Willie Jones and Jason Bivens. A special great-great niece: Alajah Caldwell and host of love ones

Funeral service will held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Living Testament Church of God in West Crossett, AR.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 1, 2017  from 11 to 7 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at the Nimmons Cemetery in Hamburg, AR under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.

 Service Information

December 1, 2017

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service Chapel
2501 Hwy 82 W
Crossett, AR 71635

Funeral Service
December 2, 2017

11:00 AM
Living Testament Ministries
3408 W Laney
Crossett, AR 71635

Interment following funeral service
December 2, 2017

Nimmons Cemetery
425 South
Hamburg, AR 71646

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