STEPHEN DOYLE FRANKLIN



STEPHEN DOYLE FRANKLIN, 55, Blountsville, died Feb. 8, 2015, in Gulf Shores. Mr. Franklin was born in Blount County to Howard and Ruby Lee Landers Franklin and was a carpenter by trade. He attended J.B. Pennington High School and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving are son Stephen Doyle Franklin Jr., Gulf Shores; brother Tommy (Linda) Franklin, Arab; sisters Tracie (Howard) McBrayer, Lacey’s Spring, Donna (Scott) Washburn, Blountsville; nieces and nephews.

Robert Cruz officiated the 11 a.m. graveside service held Feb. 13 at Blountsville Cemetery. Al Phillips will officiate a celebration of life memorial service Feb. 21 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Lacey’s Spring,