ROSSVILLE - Frances "Polly" Lee Franklin passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus this past Friday, Nov. 13th. She was born and raised in Overton County, Tennessee, but had been a long time resident of Rossville, Georgia.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents, Ottis and Callie Lee, her brother Bobby Jean, and her husband of over sixty-four years, Charlies Hue Franklin.
Frances leaves behind a large loving family. Children and their spouses: Debbie Grisham (Tommy), Charles Franklin (Sandra), and Tommy Franklin. She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren: Jenny (Seth), Alissa (James), Evan, Ian (Randi), Dylan, Brendan, Caeden, Tristan, London, Lauren (Dylan), Kathryn (Paul), Timothy, and Jennifer. She was blessed with seven great-grandchildren: Autumn, Samuel, Temperance, Gavin, Lyndlee, Christian, and Clayton. Frances is survived by her siblings, Thelma, Claudine, Grace, Keith (Betty), and Jerry. She will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A private service will be held at Heritage Funeral Home in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia followed by interment at Chattanooga National Cemetery alongside her husband.