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Cleophas Lobelia (Pappy) Franklin

April 13, 1920 — February 4, 2013

Cleophas Lobelia (Pappy) Franklin, born April 13, 1920 passed away February 4, 2013 at his home. He attended Maryville College, retired from ALCOA after 35 years of service and was a member of the 25 Year Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Byrd Franklin; parents, C. L. and Anna Franklin; sisters, Mary Farmer and Pauline Buchanan. Survivors include: children and spouses, Jane Franklin, Judy (Ronnie) Hudson, Jean (Andy) McCall, and Don (Jerry) Franklin; grandchildren and spouses, Jeff (Lotta) Denton, Jamie (Rex) Lynch, Dayna (Ted) Streussnig, Kelly (Todd) Tiller, Kent Hudson, Leigh (David) Black, Janna (Brook) Nash, Lori (Lee) Martin, Adam McCall, Jennifer (Tim) Rodgers, and David (Yvette) Franklin; great grandchildren, Zachary, Anna, Sofia, and Jens Denton, Jake and Clint Lynch, Lindsey Pennington, Ella and Betsy Tiller, Reagan Hudson, Elijah and Josiah Black, Josie, Clare, and Betsy Lane Nash, Allayna and Andrew Martin, Sadie and Brentlea Rodgers, Rachel, Nehemiah, and Elizabeth Franklin; brother, John (Betty) Franklin; sister, Barbara Jenkins; sister-in-law, Imogene King; brother-in-law, Kenneth Byrd; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and special friends. A very special thanks to the eight nurses and two doctors from Blount Memorial Hospice who assisted with Pappys care in a compassionate, loving, encouraging, and professional manner. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 9, 2013, in the fellowship hall of Axleys Chapel United Methodist Church on Axleys Chapel Road in Greenback from 2-4:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service to follow conducted by Reverend Rich Carnes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Axleys Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Grady Thompson, 5000 Meadow Road West, Greenback, TN 37742. McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville in charge 982-6812 www.mccammonammonsclick.com

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Saturday, February 9, 2013

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Axley's Chapel United Methodist Church

746 Disco Loop Road, Friendsville, TN 37737

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Saturday, February 9, 2013

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Axley's Chapel United Methodist Church

746 Disco Loop Road, Friendsville, TN 37737

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