Dateline: February 27, 2003


Graveside services for Bobbie June Franklin, age 71, of Amarillo were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2003, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Phil Mercado, associate pastor of Trinity Fellowship Church, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors in Amarillo.

Mrs. Franklin died Friday, February 14, 2003.  She was born June 8, 1931, in Amarillo to Wesley and Minnie Murphy.  She married Fred Franklin in January 1966.  She lived in Pawnee, Oklahoma, for many years before retiring to Clarendon.  She then moved to Amarillo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Franklin; her mother and father; brothers and one sister; and one daughter, Elaine Crider.

Survivors include two sons, Fred Cherb and wife Tommie of Glencoe, Oklahoma; and Johnny Cherb and wife Dianna of Amarillo; one daughter, June Cherb of Morrison, Oklahoma; one sister, Billie Faye West of Clarendon; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

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