Mrs. Jo Anne Franklin , age 79 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021. She was a longtime member of East LaFollette Baptist Church and member of the Jolly Hearts Ladies Group. Jo Anne retired from LaFollette Medical Center in 2003 after 41 years of service as lead X-Ray Technician. Preceded in death by Husband, Eddie Ray Franklin, Parents, Clarence and Violet Mullis.
Survivors: Children, Billy John Franklin and Fiance’, Betty Woodward, Sam Franklin and wife, Shelia, Tonya Hamilton and husband, Chuck, Benny Franklin, and Sammy Franklin (Amy Inman); Grandchildren, Alisha, Caleb, Faith, Cassie, Emma, Chloe, and Elizabeth; Great-Grandchildren, Aubree and Kenzie; Sisters, Mary Jones and Sue Sweat and husband, Clarence; Brother, Sam Mullis and wife, Kathy. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 2:00 P.M. at Bakers Forge Cemetery with Rev. Cody Mundy officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Jolly Hearts, c/o East LaFollette Baptist Church, 703 E. Prospect St., LaFollette, TN 37766 or Campbell County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 122, Jacksboro, TN 37757. Online condolences for Jo Ann may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Jo Anne Franklin.