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Jeanette Franklin, 76, Russell County, KY (1946-2022)

Jeanette Franklin, 76, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, died Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Russell County Hospital.

She was born January 7, 1946, in Adair County, to the late Clyde and Ovalene Mann Crawhorn. She was a member of Bloomington Chapel Church and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Crawhorn and a sister, Marjorie Franklin.

Survivors include:

Her husband of 54 years - Woody Franklin of Russell Springs

One son - Timmy and his wife April Franklin of Columbia

One daughter - Nancy Franklin of Russell Springs

Two sisters - Opal Dial of Columbia, Bernice Jessie of Franklin, Indiana

One half-sister - Reba Biggerstaff of Columbia

Four grandchildren - Tyler Melson, Chris and his wife Erica Franklin, Arieanna Jones, Jaylon McFarland

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service - Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Ralph Foster officiating. Burial in Columbia Cemetery. Visitation after 11amCT Wednesday.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Jeanette Franklin, 76, Russell Springs, KY

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