Mrs. Betty May Harrell Franklin, age 80, died Friday, February 12, 2016 at the home of her daughter. She was born in Coffee Co. and resided in Cannon Co. She was the daughter of the late Gilbert & Lillie Bates Harrell. Mrs. Franklin was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth D. Franklin and son Steven Craig Franklin.
Survivors include her 3 children: Brenda (Mike) Catalano of Cordova, Timothy Donald Franklin of Bradyville, & Jeff (Kelly) Franklin of Manchester; her 7 siblings, Larry Harrell of Baltimore, Margie Clark of Gallatin, Carolyn Black of Carthage, Wayne Harrell, Janice Mayhugh, & Marty Harrell all of Smyrna, and Clay Harrell of Nashville; 7 grandchildren, Chrissy, Michelle, Michael, Ashley, Brittany, Tyler, & Emily. Also surviving are 5 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Franklin was a member of the Living Springs Church and a homemaker.
Funeral services will be 10 AM Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Sydney Parham & Bro. Jeff Franklin officiating. Interment to follow at Gilley Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Woodbury Funeral Home from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.