Ora Mae Franklin

Published 9:29 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019

Funeral service for Mrs. Ora Mae Franklin will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at Riverwood.

Mrs. Ora Mae Franklin, 79, of Brookhaven, passed from this life, April 3, 2019, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born in Union Mississippi, May 20, 1939, to her parents, Albert Arthur Tune and Ollie Everett Tune. She was the owner/operator of Hickman’s Used Furniture. Mrs. Franklin was truly a treasure, teaching Sunday School and singing in the choir at Central Baptist Church, where she was a long-time member and servant of the Lord. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, William Tune, and sister, Eunice Dickerson.

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Those left to cherish her memory are, her husband, Charles Franklin; son, Philip Hickman; daughters, Patricia Elkins, Rhonda White and husband, Keith; stepsons, Eugene Franklin and Royce Hickman; stepdaughter, Joyce Gilbert; brother, W.T. Tune; and sister, Mecia McKee. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren that she loved dearly as well as a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.