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Betty Jane Chisham Franklin

Obituary Date: Tuesday 13th October 2020

Betty Jane Chisham Franklin, age 93, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 

Born on April 1, 1927, in Shelbyville, Missouri, she was a daughter of the late William Cicero and Gladys Dorn Simpson Chisham. Mrs. Franklin was a self-employed owner and operator of an apartment complex and of the Christian faith. She spent most of her time in Smyrna until finally retiring to the mountains in Cleveland.  

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Frazier Franklin. 

Survivors include her sister, Alice Snider of Shelbina, MO; nephew, Raymond Chisham of Cleveland; and caregiver, David Peters of Cleveland. 

Private services will be held at a later date. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements. 

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
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