Edward Franklin, age 79, of Clarkson, Kentucky, died at his home early on the morning of June 24. He was born in Grayson County on Aug. 19, 1939, the son of Beryl Kelly Franklin and Katherine Fulkerson Franklin.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Kirk (Meyers) Franklin; a daughter, Amy Allen (Michael); and a son, Kelly Franklin.

All services for Edward Franklin were held on Friday, June 28 at Little Clifty United Methodist Church, 32 Little Clifty Church Rd. (Hwy 1168) Big Clifty, Kentucky.

Visitation was from 12 p.m. noon until 3 p.m., followed by the funeral and burial in the church cemetery. Pastors Sean Mitchell and Lee Schroerlucke conducted the service.