Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
|"Our family serving your family for four generations"
Monday, November 2 1 pm
Pine Bluff Cemetery
near Poplar Creek
James Evans Franklin
(July 22, 1939 - October 26, 2020)
A graveside service for Mr. James Evans Franklin of Hernando, formerly of Kilmichael, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on
Monday, November 2, at Pine Bluff Cemetery near Poplar Creek.
Mr. Franklin, 81, passed away at Baptist Medical Center Desoto in Southaven on Monday, October 26, 2020. He
was born in Coffeeville on July 22, 1939, and was the son of the late George Dewey Franklin and the late Georgia
Evans Franklin Lewis. He was a graduate of Kilmichael High School and Delta State University, where he was a
member of the football team. He was a retired CPA, a veteran of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and a
Christian. Mr. Franklin was followed in death by his wife, Mary Jo Franklin, on October 28.
Mr. Franklin is survived by his daughter, Holly McCaskill (Jeff) of Hernando; his son, Rusty Whitfield (Marilyn) of
Atlanta, Georgia; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
|Malcolm and Jamie Akin
Our sincere condolences to the families of Jim.
|July 22, 1939
October 26, 2020