Graveside services for Sadie Harris Franklin will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Bistineau Baptist Cemetery in Heflin under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. Officiating will be her nephew, Garry Knighton. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Sadie was born July 19, 1931, to Rosie Lee Moore Harris and Waymon Harris in Shongaloo and passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Shreveport at the age of 82 after a lengthy illness.
Her parents; husband, Johnny N. Franklin; brothers Willis Harold and William J. (J.W.) Harris; and sisters, Louise Sugg, Bernice Cook and Estelle Birch preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sisters, Geraldine (Dean) Duck and husband, John of Cotton Valley and Shirley Basham of Shreveport; special nieces, Melanie Gibson and husband, Brad, Anita Knighton and husband, Garry of Mira and Rose Ann Wise of Benton; numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins; and aunt, Mary Moore of Hortman.
The family would like to thank doctors Wen Liu and Paul Schuler and nurses Caleb and Dusty and all the nursing staff of Willis Knighton Pierremont.