Obituary: Velma Lois Franklin


Velma Lois Franklin, 91, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

She was born November 16, 1928, in Charlotte to Willie Franklin Liles and Zonia (Corbit) Liles.

Velma was a great mother who loved quilting. She was a loving and caring person.

She is survived by her son, Daniel Franklin of Batesville.

Velma is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clayton Dewitt Franklin; and one daughter, Linda Diane Wherum.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 16, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks and social distancing will be observed.

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