Ethel Smith Franklin

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 2, 2005

Services for Ethel Smith Franklin, of Bogue Chitto, are 10 a.m.Monday, June 6 at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial in NewProspect Baptist Church.

Visitation is Sunday from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Franklin, 94, died May 27, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on Feb. 23, 1911, to Marion Smith and MamieSmith.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Prospect BaptistChurch, where she was the oldest member.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, JamesWilliam Franklin.

Survivors are her daughter, Dorothy P. Baker, of Bogue Chitto;her sons, James E. Franklin, of Seattle, Wash., and Jere W.Franklin, of Brookhaven; nine grandchildren; and 18great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jerry D. Franklin, James W. Franklin III,Anthony D. Franklin, Richard T. Baker III, Jerry D. Franklin II,John C. Buie and Cecil L. Baker.