Marjorie Franklin

Marjorie Gwynn Franklin, age 82, of Blue Ridge, passed away Sept. 20, 2016, at her home. 

Mrs. Franklin was born Oct. 28, 1933 in Delano, Tennessee, to the late N.B Gwynn Sr. and the late Erma Mantooth Gwynn. 

Mrs. Franklin was of Baptist faith, and in her spare time she enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves play baseball. 

Marjorie was preceded in death by husband, Homer Franklin; father, N.B Gwynn Sr.; mother, Erma Mantooth Gwynn; and sister, Reba Pack. 

Survivors include: sister, Betty Mashburn; brother, N.B. (Betty) Gwynn Jr.; brother, Robert (Bobbie) Gwynn and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. John Baker officiating. Music provided by Jerri Sue Massengale. Interment followed in Crestlawn cemetery. 

Pallbearers included Joseph Quinn, Gabriel Montgomery, Dade Montgomery, D.J. Underwood, Don Hall and Ronnie Bennett. 

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to your favorite charity or a local church of your choice. 

The family received friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Thursday, September 22, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m. 

Arrangements were entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Georgia. 

You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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