Terry Gene Franklin
March 31, 1942 - October 11, 2019
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
ObituaryTerry Gene Franklin, 77, of Gotebo, Oklahoma, passed away October 11, 2019. He was born on March 31, 1942 to Tillman and Loretta (Dodgion) Franklin in Carnegie, Oklahoma. He graduated from Cordell High School in 1960. Terry served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged on April 25, 1966. Terry married Donna Kay Prough on May 31, 1966 in Gotebo, Oklahoma. He worked for the Rocky Co-Op for 20 years, but farming was his main occupation.
Terry is survived by his wife Donna Franklin of the home,
son Torey Franklin and wife Aimee of Gotebo, Oklahoma,
daughter Courtney Goergen and husband Travis of Carnegie, Oklahoma,
grandchildren: Dillon Franklin and Meghan VanKleeck of Rogers, Arkansas,
A.J. Harmon and husband Tyler of Mountain View, Oklahoma,
Devry Goergen of Carnegie, Oklahoma,
great grandchildren: Ainsley Harmon, Taelynn Harmon, Copelyn Harmon, Orion Belt, and Arya Franklin,
1 sister: Emily Cates and husband Harold of Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Terry is preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers: Buddy Franklin and Jerry Franklin.
Graveside: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Services are under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, Oklahoma.
Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
This breaks my heart. Sending prayers.
All our love and prayers are with you. We loved Terry and we'll miss his smile! Prayers for peace. .
Donna I’m so sorry to hear about Terry. I think of y’all often.
Special friend. Going to miss this dear friend. Thoughts and prayers to all the family.
Rocky Comfort, MO
My deepest sympathy and love to the family. Terry was a fine man and an amazing Papa to Dillon. He will truly be missed. Prayers for peace & wonderful memories until we see him again.
he will be missed. He was a special guy in my book.
He’s just as about as great as they come. I love all the memories I had with him. Bingo at the gotebo get down, riding on the swather, and all the talks. He made me feel like one of his grandkids. Love and prayers to you all ??
PARK HILL, OK
To Donna and family, Terry & I had some fine childhood times together. I love him and he will be missed. God Bless you and you are in our prayers. Love, Uncle J.O.
Jimmy and Mary Tindle
We will miss Terry so very much. He was a great guy with a wonderful sense of humor. God Bless you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Uncle Terry you will be deeply missed. I still remember all the lessons you've taught me and they will forever be with me. Rest in peace.
Donna, May God bless you and your family during this time. Prayers for peace and comfort.
Sending prayers of comfort. Such a great man and loyal friend. Will be missed.
Dear Friends, We are so sorry for your loss. May the grace of God be with each and and everyone.
Donna, Torey, and family. I'm sorry to hear about Terry's passing. I enjoyed the many conversations I had with him on the telephone. Losing a loved one is never easy. May God lift your heavy hearts and give you strength during thia time.
Leiland and Beth Osmond
May God be with you in your time of sorrow.
I’m so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed your visit to the office. ??
Frances (Doss) Huntsberger
So sorry for your loss Donna.
My heart is broken. I'm going to miss our visits, laughs and hugs. My the Lord wrap you all in comfort and peace.