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Mary Frances Jordan Franklin

Obituary Date: Sunday 18th September 2022

Mary Frances Jordan Franklin, age 92 of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 18, 2022.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on December 24, 1929, she was a daughter of the late John Henry & Josephine Taylor Jordan. Frances was a graduate of Clarkesville High School, Class of 1947. She worked for Clarkesville Mill as a cloth inspector where she retired with over 40 years of dedicated service. In her spare time, Frances enjoyed yard work, flower gardening, and bird watching. She also enjoyed precious time with family and friends. Frances was a member of Victory Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Andrew Franklin, Jr.; son-in-law, Benny Morrison; 2 brothers, & 3 sisters.

Survivors include her sons & daughters-in-law, Larry & Sherry Franklin, James “Jim” & Sharon Franklin all of Mt. Airy, GA; daughter, Shelia Franklin Morrison of Clarkesville, GA; grandchildren, Shane Franklin, Jessica Morrison, Steve & Dannielle Franklin, Isaac & Cara Morrison, & Eric & Kristen Franklin; great-grandchildren, Mikayla Franklin, Carter Franklin, & Marlee Morrison; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to their wonderful caregiver, Shirley Taylor as well as Ava, Autumn, April, Becky, & the staff of Amedisys Hospice.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Shane Jenkins & Rev. Connie Berry officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Habersham County Animal Shelter,

An online guest registry is available for the Franklin family at

Arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256 

Funeral Date
09/24/2022 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens
5495 Highway 197 S, PO Box 305, Clarkesville 30523