Henry Ford Franklin

Henry Ford Franklin Sr., 86, of Bryan passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2007, at Sherwood Health Care Center. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 28 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 29 at Rest-Ever Memorial Park.

Henry was a resident of Bryan since 2004. Prior to his retirement, he was a carpenter and a preacher, pastoring a church in Navasota for 11 years. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves and was a member of Victory United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nora Franklin of Bryan; sons and daughters-in-law, Henry F. Franklin Jr. of Navasota, Joel Stephen and Wilma Franklin of Milano, Milton Paul Franklin of Navasota and James Allen and Leady Franklin of Defuniak Springs, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Elaine and Michael Bruce Crenshaw; sister, Lois Jones of Dallas; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Condolences

  1. To express our deep sympathy to you in your loss. We thank you for serving our country in the U.S. Naval Reserves. Because of you – other young men – women we have our freedom in this great country. You were a member of ‘the greatest generation’. May God’s Speed Be With You Mr. Franklin.
    The American Legion
    Earl Graham Post 159
    Commander
    cjo

  2. WITH LOVE AND PRAYERS ,TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY,MY FIRST PASTOR : WHO TAUGHT ME THE WORD OF GOD,INSPIRED ME,INCOURAGE AND GAVE ME HOPE IN GOD, TO FACE TOMORROW,THE LORD KNEW HIS WORK WAS FINISHED,AND GOD WAS PLEASE! SIS LUNA AND FAMILY

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