Mary Frances Jordan Franklin

Mary Frances Jordan Franklin, age 92 of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 18, 2022.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on December 24, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Josephine Taylor Jordan. Frances was a graduate of Clarkesville High School, Class of 1947. She worked for Clarkesville Mill as a cloth inspector where she retired with over 40 years of dedicated service. In her spare time, Frances enjoyed yard work, flower gardening, and bird-watching. She also enjoyed precious time with family and friends. Frances was a member of Victory Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Andrew Franklin, Jr.; son-in-law, Benny Morrison; 2 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Sherry Franklin, James “Jim” and Sharon Franklin all of Mt. Airy, GA; daughter, Shelia Franklin Morrison of Clarkesville, GA; grandchildren, Shane Franklin, Jessica Morrison, Steve and Dannielle Franklin, Isaac and Cara Morrison, and Eric and Kristen Franklin; great-grandchildren, Mikayla Franklin, Carter Franklin, & Marlee Morrison; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to their wonderful caregiver, Shirley Taylor as well as Ava, Autumn, April, Becky, and the staff of Amedisys Hospice.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Shane Jenkins and Rev. Connie Berry officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Habersham County Animal Shelter.

An online guest registry is available for the Franklin family at

Arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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