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Jerry Franklin

September 1, 1945 ~ March 20, 2019 (age 73)

Jerry Lee Franklin, 73, of Columbia, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow.

He was born September 1, 1945 in Adair County to the late Samuel Ed & Nancy Alice Estes Franklin.  Jerry was retired from Fruit of the Loom and a former employee of the Adair County Recycling Center. 

Survivors Include:

His Wife – Anita Corbin Franklin of Columbia

Three Sons – Timmy & Mark Franklin both of Columbia & Jeremy Franklin of Nashville

One Sister – Barbara Sinclair & her husband Pee Wee of Columbia

One Grandchild – Mason Franklin of New Mexico

Nieces & Nephew – Debbie Sinclair, Lee Ann Hilton & Kenny Sinclair

Sisters-in-law & Brothers-in-law – Genette & Ronnie Burton, Freddie & Teresa Corbin, Maxine & Coy Froedge, Debbie & Tony Furkin, Glen Corbin, Ronnie & Janet Corbin, Michael & Tammy Corbin

Several other relatives & friends also survive

Funeral Service – Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Corbin officiating

Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Friday

Casket Bearers – Kenny Sinclair, Tyler Sinclair, Kyle Burton, Bill Hilton, Ronnie Corbin & Freddie Corbin

Honorary Casket Bearers – Glen Corbin & Denny Van Meter

Memorials are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society and may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


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