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Eileen Franklin



Visitation With The Family:
11:00 - 12:00 PM on Monday, October 6, 2014
Smith Fork Association Tabernacle, 2701 Halls Hill Pike, Murfreesboro, TN

Celebration of Life Service:
12:00 PM on Monday, October 6, 2014
Smith Fork Association Tabernacle, 2701 Halls Hill Pike, Murfreesboro, TN

The Service of Committal & Interment:
Following the service on Monday, October 6, 2014
Roselawn Memorial Gardens

Eileen Franice Franklin was born on October 19, 1962 in Rutherford County to the late Josie Lillard and Eugene Franklin. She departed this life on September 30, 2014 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in the midst of her loving family.

She professed her hope in Christ Jesus at an early age.

Eileen was preceded in death by three brothers, Elroy Lillard, John Henry Lillard, and Eugene Franklin Jr. She leaves to cherish her memories: three daughters, Shiann (Grady) Kimbrough, Josie Gooch, and Jessica Watkins; two sons, Charles (LaCresha) Franklin, and Joseph (Shay) Franklin; one goddaughter, Kennia Hudgins; four sisters, Margaret Ann Martin, Elizabeth Dumas, Jacqueline (Ralph) King, and Rosie (Charles) Blough of Sinking Springs, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Michael Franklin and Eugene Franklin; six more brothers, Eddie Michael, Tony, Marvin, Gene M., Hosea, and Darell "BO"; nine more sisters, Annie, Constance, Verma Ruth, Cherylon "Bella", Marsha, Schemagne, Leona, Gwynne, and Yolanda "Londie"; nineteen grandchildren; three aunts, Ida Lee Alexander, Ada Mae Matlock and Mary Francis Batts of Nashville, Tennessee; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and devoted friends, Teresa Turner, Linda Cheers, Natalie Bailey - King, Pam Telfer - Borrajo and Yolanda Cason.

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing"
~ II Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV)

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371