Elmo Franklin, 71, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his residence. Born in the Flatwoods community of Adair County, KY, he was the son of the late Robert and Emma Spoon Franklin.
Elmo was owner of Franklin Sanitation and a retired auto mechanic having worked for J. C. Montgomery and Tom Edwards.
Wife: Odean Marie Burton Franklin of Columbia
3 brothers: David Murphy (Jean) of Fairplay, Clurel “Doc” Murphy (Gail) and Martin Bryant both of Columbia
3 sisters: Maggie Grider and Dorothy Murphy both of Columbia and Lula Mae Franklin of Greensburg
2 sisters-in-law: Ann Murphy of Columbia and Carolyn Sue Satterfield of Carthage, TN
2 special nephews: Daniel Gadberry and his family, Betty, Hunter and Kodie of Glensfork, KY and Adam Grider and his wife Angel and son Landon of Sparksville, KY
Nieces and nephews: Tammy Hancock, Brenda Long (David), Tommie Lee Arnold (Chris) and Joeann Silcox (Boyd) all of Carthage, TN
His church family at Praise Assembly of God Church in Columbia, his Adanta T R family, A-Transportation family, his special fur baby family and a host of nieces, nephews and friends
In addition to his parents he was preceded by in death by a brother Robert Franklin, a sister Suzy Franklin and a brother-in-law Tony Grider.
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Pastor Bob McCann officiating
Visitation: 4:00pm-8:00pm at the funeral home
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.