Funeral services for Morris Franklin, 82, of Whitesburg, were held July 29 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.
A son of the late Leroy and Rhoda Franklin, he died July 26 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home. He was a brother of the late Gordon Franklin, Astor Franklin, and Violet Brown, and a half-brother of the late Glen Little.
Franklin was a member of Whitesburg First Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Ima Jean King Franklin; a son, Michael Franklin and wife Gayle; a daughter, Teresa Fields; three grandchildren, Christopher Bailey, April Franklin, and Ryan Franklin; and a great-grandson, Christian Adams.