Helen Annette Franklin

HELEN ANNETTE FRANKLIN, age 82, Locust Fork, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at St. Vincent’s Birmingham. Mrs. Franklin is preceded in death by her parents Noah Pete McCay Sr. and Ora Talley McCay, husband Ned Franklin, and son Billy Franklin.

She leaves behind her daughters Christine Fowler (Rusty), Patti Hallmark (Robert), Ann Foshee (Alan), and Doranda Coker; sons Jimmy Franklin (Lisa), John Franklin (Donna), Jorge Lagos (Laura), and David Coker; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother Nelson “Bo” McCay (Olien).

Visitation for Mrs. Helen Franklin was held at Lemley Funeral Home Sunday, Oct. 17, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Father Douglas Vu officiated funeral services at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Birmingham Monday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m., with burial following at Pine Bluff Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Matthew Murray, Tyler Franklin, Preston Franklin, Austin Franklin, Chase Foshee, Myles Foshee, Sean Harper, and Brody Harper. Lemley Funeral Home directed.

-obituary written by family