Bobby Lee Franklin Sr.

Published 11:45 am Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bobby Lee Franklin Sr., age 66 and a resident of East Fourth Street in Bogalusas, departed this life on Nov. 26, 2014, at his residence.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the chapel of Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa from 9 a.m. until noon, followed by funeral services at noon at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Tison officiating. Interment will follow in the Bogalusa Cemetery.

Crain and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at

He was an employee of Crown Zellerbach for more than 18 years on machines Nos. 5 and 6.

Bobby leaves to cherish his memories three sons, Bobby Lee Franklin Jr. of Bogalusa and Je’Korey and Je’Kobey Franklin of Bogalusa; one daughter, Tamara Caprice Franklin of Bogalusa; one sister, Thresa Ross of Bogalusa; two granddaughters, Charleena R. Franklin of Bogalusa and Sherleena N. Franklin of Bogalusa; a best friend, Willie Buchanna of Bogalusa; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Anderson Franklin; his mother, Gladys Muse Franklin; a brother, Howard Lee Franklin; and a sister, Alice Marie Franklin Walls.