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Visitation

Mt. Rose Baptist Church
Friday April 22nd, 2022
12:00pm - 7:00pm

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Graveside Service

New Hope Conglee Baptist Church
Saturday April 23rd, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Repast

Cameron J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library
Saturday April 23rd, 2022
12:00pm - 3:00pm

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Lola Mae Franklin

Sister Lola Mae Franklin was born to the late Albert Franklin Sr. and Estella Franklin on Tuesday, March 02, 1948 in Smith County. At an early age she was baptized at Pleasant Green Baptist Church and was a faithful member until the church closed. She later attended Mt. Rose Baptist Church and New Hope Conglee Baptist Church. Sister Franklin was a member of the Choir and the Culinary Committee. She was a Heroine of Jericho Alta Vista Court 325.
Sister Lola Franklin attended Central High School where she graduated Salutatorian of the Class of 1966. The last class of Central High before they integrated.  Lola was employed at Westwood Convalescent Home where she started as a Dietitian and later furthered her education at Tyler Junior College, earning a certificate to be a Certified Nursing Aide and a short time later a Medication Aide.
Early Saturday morning, April 16, 2022, God picked a beautiful flower from His garden and she went home to be with the Lord.   Preceding her in death were her parents, her Uncle Samuel Edwards, five brothers Alvin, Allen, Lonnie, Roosevelt and Rufus Sr. One Sister Nora Franklin Williams. Two nephews Seymour and Chauncy Sr. and one niece Angela Renae. 
Lola will forever be remembered in the hearts of so many throughout her community and by her family. 
Left to cherish her loving memories are her siblings: Alma Malone of Troup, Tx, Roy and his wife Debra Franklin of Banning, California; Ruth Franklin Fonza of Tyler, Texas, Cezel Franklin, Albert Franklin Jr., Abe Franklin, and Arthur and his wife Regina Franklin all of Troup, Texas. Her Nephew and God-Child Stacy Malone and her fur baby Snoopy. A host of nephews, nieces, great-nephew and nieces and great-great-nephew and nieces, other relatives and friends.


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I will alway remember the time we spend working at Unmart you all ways laughing. Lola was a nice person you will be miss.








Gloria Thomas Apr 21 2022 5:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lola Franklin

Gloria Thomas Apr 21 2022 4:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lola Franklin

Andrew McCalla Apr 20 2022 10:35 PM

I will always remember the laughs and times that we spent together. REST IN PEACE

Lavonne Apr 20 2022 7:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lola Franklin

Janett Luster Apr 20 2022 2:01 PM

I miss you so much already but God knew you were tired and call you home to rest. Say hello to Mama for me.

Ruth Fonza Apr 19 2022 10:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lola Franklin

April Fonza McGee Apr 19 2022 10:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lola Franklin

Robin London Apr 17 2022 3:32 PM