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Minnie Mae Franklin

September 28, 1921 July 25, 2018
Minnie Mae Franklin
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Obituary for Minnie Mae Franklin

DURHAM: Miss Minnie Mae Franklin, 96, died peacefully on July 25, 2018. She was the daughter of Ada Carden Franklin and Luther David Franklin. Minnie Mae outlived all her beloved siblings, Mary A Jones, John W Franklin, Mattie R Roth, and Thomas S Franklin.

Minnie Mae attended Elon College, and East Carolina to earn her teaching degree. Later she earned her master’s degree in Education from Duke University. She loved children of all ages and found great pleasure in teaching.

Minnie Mae lived and taught school in Japan for several years. She was an avid traveler enjoying Europe and Asia. She was a talented bridge player, cook, and seamstress.

Minnie was an extremely religious person who received great comfort in reading the Bible. She was a member at Duke Memorial Methodist Church where she worked tirelessly on the Altar Guild and taught Sunday school.
Minnie Mae is survived by 11 loving nieces, nephews and their children. Above all, she was a loving and caring woman.

Donations can be made to Duke Memorial Methodist Church's Altar Guild.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 29 at 2pm, at Mt Zion Church, Berea NC.


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