Lillian Franklin

Obituary of Lillian Franklin

Lillian Saunooke Franklin, 80, of the Birdtown Community went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 23, 2019. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Cain Saunooke and Margaret Smith.

 

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Golinda Lambert, Bell Taylor; brother, Adam Saunooke; and grandsons, William Hartline and Jess McCoy.

 

Lillian is survived by her children, Debra Lee and husband Louis, Doe Sharp, William Cain Locust and wife Nancy; grandchildren, Bonnie, Justin, Brandy, Jamaca, Angie, Kaley, Payton, Haley, Isaiah, and Zavier; 15 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; sisters, Vivian Ross, Jenette Teesateskie; and brother, Solomon Saunooke.

 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Greg Morgan will officiate with burial in the Locust Cemetery.

 

Lillian will be taken to the church at 5:00 pm Monday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.

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Monday
26
August

Visitation

5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Monday, August 26, 2019
Rock Springs Baptist Church
129 Old Gap Road
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Tuesday
27
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Rock Springs Baptist Church
129 Old Gap Road
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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