March 15, 1925 – February 24, 2019
Canton, NC - Monroe Franklin, 93 died on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Charles George VA Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born on March 15, 1925 to the late James Thomas and Frankie Lee Sutton Franklin.
Monroe loved fishing and spending time outdoors. The family expressed that he was a great father who loved his family with all his heart.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by first wife, Margaret Mae Franklin and second wife, Stella Franklin; son, Johnny Franklin; and ten brothers and sisters.
Left to cherish his memory is a daughter, Maggie Hartline; sons, J. L. Franklin and R.L. Franklin; two sisters, Jimmie Parton and Mattie Cook; twenty four grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and special friend, Wilma Phillips and her three children.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 2, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with the Reverend's Dennis Queen and Jerry Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
Garrett Funeral Home is caring for the family. A message of comfort may be made to the family at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com
- Visitation Saturday, March 2, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, March 2, 2019
March 4, 2019
Praying for the family so sorry for your loss think of y'all
February 28, 2019
We will miss u Monroe I will miss our talks and getting to know u I will miss u love u