Mildred Adkins Franklin, 97, of Chatsworth, GA and formerly of Burnsville, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018, at Chatsworth Health Care Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Park and Rovie Honeycutt Adkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Craig Franklin, who died in 1997; her daughter and son-in-law: Lena and Mack Perry; and, a granddaughter: Krista Stein. Mildred was a member of West Burnsville Baptist Church but had been attending Holly Creek Baptist Church in Chatsworth.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law: Jim and Janie Franklin of Chatsworth; sister: Lorie Adkins of Burnsville; grandchildren: Robin Keener, Kent Perry, Dawn Fuller and David Franklin; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great, great grandchildren; and special friends: Mable Ensley and Alma Holder.
Funeral services will be held at 1PM Sunday, March 25, 2018, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Ricky Ray will officiate. Burial will follow in West Burnsville Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.