Daniel L. Franklin
Rev. Daniel L. Franklin, 75, of Monticello died Friday, November 17, at Drew Memorial Health System in Monticello. He was born December 19, 1941, to the late William McKinney and Matilda Miller Franklin of Longview.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William McKinney and Matilda Miller Franklin; his brother, John W. Franklin, Sr.; and his grandchildren, Fredon Teamer and Travis Skaggs.
Survivors include his wife, Helen D. Franklin, daughters, Shirley Franklin of Milwaukee, Lynn Skaggs of Hot Springs, Marchelle (John) Odom, Aretha Franklin, Milwaukee, Dorothy (Kason) Smith of Houston; sons, Steven Bartmann of Philadelphia, Robert (Saisha) Thompson of Wichita, Kan.; his brother, Donald Franklin Sr. of Longview, his sister Matilda Jordan of Monticello AR; 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 25, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Longview Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online guestbook: www.stephensondearman.com.