Johnny Edward Franklin, 60, departed this life on April 23, 2019.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Glynis Franklin; four sons, Johnny Owens, Tony Owens, Jeffrey Franklin and Jordan Franklin; one step-son, Courtney Stafford (Bianca); two step-daughters, Shannon Mackey and Tonya Lowery; four brothers, Edward Franklin (Lisa), Anthony Franklin and Michael Franklin; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host of cousins and friends.
The body will lie in state from 12–8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Lakewood Memorial Gardens – East.
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.