Winfred Franklin, was born May 24, 1938 in Troup, Texas to the late Wayne and Laura Franklin. He attended school in Arp, Texas.
Winfred married Helen Washington, to their union 3 children were born, one daughter preceded him in death
Mr. Franklin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a welder for many years before retiring.
On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Winfred transitioned from labor to reward at 8:27 p.m. He will be reunited in Heaven with his parents, Wayne and Laura Franklin; daughter, Shelia Bryant; and brothers, James, L.C., Wardrey, Lynn, Lindsey, Jethro, and W.C. Franklin.
He leaves to cherish his memory, Wife, Helen Franklin; sons, William (Nancy) Franklin and Donnie Paul Franklin; brothers, J.C. (Gloria) Franklin and Charles Franklin; sisters, Malora Johnson, Gladys Butler, and Mary Isabell; Five Grandchildren, Nine Great-Grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.