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Carolyn Franklin

December 19, 1937 — February 12, 2023

Carolyn Faye Franklin, age 85, of Gallatin, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Gallatin, where she enjoyed attending Bible Study and the Homebound ministry.  Faye also volunteered at Sumner Regional Hospital.  She loved playing games, especially Bridge.

She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Oldham; mother, Erlyne (Woodrow) Dillard; her husband  Harry Franklin, and son, Harry Franklin Jr.

Faye is survived by her adoring children, Lynn Biedenbender (David), Jeanine Mayer (Joseph); and James Franklin (Peggy); grandchildren, Trish Cerny (Jeff), Jaqueline Barton (Tristan), Kevin Mayer (Ali), Lauren Gower (Mike), Sarah Hansen (Derrick), Steven Franklin, John Franklin; 6 great-grandchildren; and beloved sister and best friend, Anne Stephens.

Visitation will be at Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center on Thursday February 16 from 9am until time of service at 11 am.  Entombment to follow at Sumner Memorial Gardens. In leiu of flowers please send donations to First Bapstist Church of Gallatin.

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