Ruby Franklin

Ruby Franklin

Ruby Lee Griswood Franklin, 91, of Lake Village, died on June 24, 2014 at Little Rock.

She was born December 3, 1922 to Ora Amma and John Baxter “JB” Griswood of Dermott.

Mrs. Franklin taught school after working in the aviation industry during WWII, raised a family, returned to work and retired in 1997 from NCTR.

She was a member of Bellaire Baptist Church in Dermott where she taught Sunday School classes for toddlers for 65 years. She was a gracious woman, who loved the Lord and her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Franklin, and daughters, Jeannie and Carla.

She is survived by her son, Daniel Franklin of Charleston, SC; her daughter, Jana Rogers (David) of Little Rock; and six grandchildren, Daniel Stephen Franklin of North Little Rock, Amanda, Lauren, and Cassidy Franklin of Charlotte, North Carolina and Evan and Ashton Rogers of Texarkana, Texas; a brother-in-law, Loyd Gray of Lake Village; family friend, Alice Allen, and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Bellaire Baptist Church on June 27 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Dermott Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Conway Human Development Center, 150 E Siebenmorgan Rd, Conway, AR 72032; or Bellaire Baptist Church, 2596 Highway 65, Dermott, AR 71683.