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Obituaries for Sunday, October 10, 2004

Catherine Smith Franklin

Graveside services for Catherine Smith Franklin of Brookhavenwere 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 7, at Floral Hills Memory Gardens inPearl. Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest was in charge ofarrangements. The Rev. J.C. Renfroe conducted the service.

Mrs. Franklin, 81, died Oct. 5, 2004, at Beverly HealthcareCenter.

She was a native and longtime resident of Rankin County beforemoving to Brookhaven in 1996. She was a member of Allen ChapelMethodist Church in Brandon. She was a loving wife, mother andgrandmother, and a friend to all she knew. She loved life and couldalways see the best side of everyone and everything, and lived herwhole life with a smile.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Johnnie C. Franklin.

Survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Cathie Twiner andDoyle Bratton of Brookhaven; her son and daughter-in-law, BillFranklin and Patricia of Atlanta, Ga.; six sisters, Juanita Meek ofMorton, Mayola Patrick of Jackson, Naomi Everett of Anchorage,Alaska, Nora Smith of Morton, Nona Brown Norris of Columbia,Frankie Thompson of Leesburgh; a brother, K.L. Smith of Charlotte,N.C.; four grandchildren, Jeff and Cindy Franklin of Atlanta, Ga.,Candi Collett of Byram, and Dustin Bratton of Brookhaven; twogreat-grandchildren, Tyler and Carson Collett of Byram; and herextended family through her husband.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, P.O. Box 1228,Ridgeland 39158-1228.

Frances Bullock Golman

Services for Frances Bullock Golman of McComb are 10 a.m.,Monday, Oct. 11, at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb with burial inPike Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is Sunday from 4-7 p.m. and Monday from 9-10 a.m., atthe funeral home.

Mrs. Golman, 71, died Oct. 9, 2004, at Liberty Community LivingCenter in Liberty. She was born in Columbia on March 29, 1933, toFrank Bullock and Evelyn McIntosh Bullock.

She was a retired bookkeeper. She was a longtime member of NorthMcComb Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Fernwood High School.She enjoyed reading. She helped start the library at the LibertyCommunity Living Center and was formerly the residentlibrarian.

Preceding her in death were her parents and a foster son, RayNettles.

Survivors are her daughters, Evelyn L. Golman and Joanie Golman,both of Summit; her sister, Betty McBee of Bourbonnais, Ill., JanRoach of Pearl, and Ann Smith of Brandon; one grandson; andnumerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to North McComb Baptist Church Children’sMinistry or Youth Ministry Funds, 504 Laurel St., McComb 39648.