- [S52] Miller Funeral Home, (http://www.millerfuneralhome.org), 22 Sep 2009.
Ruth L. Cooper obituary
- [S52] Miller Funeral Home, (http://www.millerfuneralhome.org), 29 Mar 2010.
Nellie Davis Franklin obituary
- [S112] Census, 1930.
Name: Leonard Franklin
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Chilhowee, Blount, Tennessee
Marital Status: Single
Estimated Birth Year: 1923
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Enumeration District Number: 0026
Family Number: 34
Sheet Number and Letter: 14A
Line Number: 40
NARA Publication: T626, roll 2234
Film Number: 2341968
Digital Folder Number: 4548148
Image Number: 00838
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Parile Franklin F 44 Georgia
Son Asberry Franklin M 18 Georgia
Son Sidney Franklin M 15 North Carolina
Daughter Effie Franklin F 11 North Carolina
Daughter Lena Franklin F 9 North Carolina
Son Leonard Franklin M 7 Tennessee
Son Jessie Franklin M 5 North Carolina
Daughter Sudie Franklin F 1 Tennessee
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 28 Sep 2001.
FRANKLIN, REV. JAMES LEONARD "SHORTY" - age 77 of Maryville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday afternoon September 26, 2001 at the family home. Member of Chilhowee Primitive Baptist Church (Red Top). Retired from Alcoa Aluminum Co. Member of Mt. View Masonic Lodge #519 F&AM. Preceded in death by parents, James Avery & Martha Paralee Jones Franklin; brothers, Luther, Asbury, Sidney, Jessie Franklin; sisters, Luizza Correll, Dell Whitehead. Survivors: loving wife of 58 years, Nellie Davis Franklin; daughter & son in law, Betty Jo & Bobby Ray Holder of Greenback; son, James Avery Franklin of Maryville; daughter, Phyllis Gale Goforth of Greenback; son & daughter in law, Howard Wade & Barbara Ellen Franklin of Maryville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; sisters, Lena Hearon, Sudie Jones, Effie Buchanan all of Maryville; lots of other family and friends. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday September 29, 2001 Chilhowee Primitive Baptist Church (Red Top), Rev. Robert Lee Whitehead, Rev. Arnold Whitehead officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state 1 hr. Prior to service at the church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.