Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtie D. "Turk" Franklin, age 98, of Alpine will be 2 p.m., Saturday, October 17, 2015 from the Livingston Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. David Beaty will officiate. Burial will be in the Green Hill cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5 until 9 p.m. on Saturday from 10 a.m. until till time of services at the Livingston Funeral Home. Mrs. Franklin passed from this life on Monday night, October 12,2015 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. She was born September 19, 1917 in Overton County to the late Granville Ollie Winningham Norris. She was a member of the Christ Church Presbyterian, in Alpine. She worked for many years in Livingston as a seamstress. Her favorite job was being a caregiver for the UCHRA where she worked until she retired at the age of 85. She enjoyed gardening and working in her flowers. She loved attending church and being with her family and friends. She is survived by her daughters, Jean Carwile of Livingston, Mary "Tootsie" Howard; grandchildren, David Howard, Missy Misenhimer, Mark Carwile, Teresa Carwile Peterson, Sherry Lynn Turner, Johnny Turner, Steven Turner, Cindy Belongie, Dawn Marie Haggard; 15 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren; a host of neices and nephews friends survive. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her Husband, Price Allen Franklin; daughters, Wanda Turner Faye Norris; grandaughter, Carol Norris Stout; brothers, R.L. Norris, Dowell Norris, Cecil Norris, Jim Norris; sisters, Effie "Dee" Linder, Marth Raines, Delphi Linder, Mary Lee Linder, Ida Garrett. Pallbearers to serve are L.D. Franklin, David Howard, Mark Carwile, Steve Peterson, Mike Misenhimer, Steven Turner, Johnny Turner. Memorial Donations may be made to the Christ Church Presbyterian.
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