Imodel Joy Franklin of Parks, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Imodel was born December 28, 1929, in Parks, Arkansas to Fred Hawkins and Nellie Goolsby Hawkins. She was 90 years old.
Imodel was married to the love of her life, Thurman J. Franklin for 64 years before he went to Heaven to await her revival. They had a cattle farm and loved being outdoors. She enjoyed being at home with her family. She loved taking care of her family and looked forward to all the time she got to spend with each of them.
Imodel leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: Dwayne Frankln, Argie Nell Nichols and Nathan Franklin. Imodel will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives were impacted by her including her grandchildren, great grandchildren, many friends, neighbors and loved ones.
Imodel was preceded in death by her husband Thurman Franklin, her parents, Fred and Nellie Hawkins, and two brothers.
Imodel’s private graveside life celebration was held Thursday, April 9, 2020, at the Hawkins Cemetery in Parks, Arkansas with interment following.
Family and friends of Mrs. Franklin you may use the link below to sign Ms. Franklin’s guest register and it will be printed and placed in her guest register the family will receive.
Registry for Imodel Franklin
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