2012-05-31 / Obituaries


Franklin Delano Lee, 81, of Carlton died May 30, 2012 at his residence.
He was born May 21, 1931. He was a charter member of the First Assembly of God of Jackson and attended Rockville Baptist Church. He was a member of the V.F.W., a Mason, a member of the Abba Temple Shrine and Tombigbee Shrine Club. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge. He was a retired attorney.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth J. Lee, Carlton; three sons, Daniel Lee, Montgomery, Mark (Donna) lee, Wetumpka, Jason Lee, Mobile; three brothers, D.P. Lee, Carlton, Cecil Lee, Jackson, David Lee, Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Margerine Johnson, Lakeland, Fla.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brad Lee, a daughter, Jennifer Atchison and a sister, Aline Johnson.
The service was June 3 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home with Revs. Mark Dunn, David Lee and E.C. Russell officiating. Burial was in the Gaddy’s Chapel Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

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