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Chester Franklin

February 25, 1931 ~ October 30, 2018 (age 87)

Chester Franklin, 87, of Franklin, formerly of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:20 A.M. at the Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab.

He was born February 25, 1931 in Adair County to the late Dempsey & Lula Neat Franklin.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Franklin.  He was a former employee of Clark Casual Manufacturing in Greensburg and a farmer.

Survivors Include:

His Wife – Louise Coffey Franklin of Bowling Green

Three Sons – Larry, David & Tony Franklin all of Columbia

One Daughter – Delores Vance of Columbia

One Stepson – Sam Coffey, Jr. of Bowling Green

One Stepdaughter – Kathy Daulton of Goodlettsville, TN

Two Brothers – Howard Franklin of Columbia & Herbert Franklin of Edmonton

14 Grandchildren, 12 Great-Grandchildren, Three Step-Grandchildren & Four Step-Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service – Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Junior Holmes officiating

Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 9:00 A.M. Saturday

Casket Bearers – Josh Franklin, Anthony Franklin, Johnathon Franklin, David Franklin, Larry Dudley & Thomas Campbell

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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