Kerry Elaine Franklin

December 4, 1948 - January 14, 2013
Kerry Elaine Franklin

Kerry Elaine Bay Franklin, loving wife of Donald E.Franklin, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 14, 2013. Kerry was born in Joplin, Mo. to the parents of Rev. Paul and Marjorie Bay. Kerry was formerly from Tryon, NC.

Kerry was predeceased by her beloved son Ryan Bay Johnston, sister Jana Paulette Bay and parents.

Kerry is survived by husband Donald E. Franklin and her brother Dr. Paul Bay. Also beloved niece Alfie Rowan and family. 9 nieces and nephews. Kerry will be remembered and loved by friends in various states that she traveled and worked in. Kerry worked in the decorating and design field and possessed an impeccable talent. Kerry would want to be remembered as a loving wife, mother and good friend but most of all as having a undeniable love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Kerry was a faithful member of Christ Community Baptist Church in Landrum, S.C. She had a sincere love for her church and especially her church family. Kerry was one of the original founding members of Christ Community Church, Landrum,S.C.

A Celebration of Kerry’s Life will be held Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:30 at Christ Community Church in Landrum, SC. The service will be conducted by Rev. Philip Wilds and Dr. Ian Walker. Memorials may be made in Kerry’s Memory to Christ Community Church, P.O. Box 69, Landrum, SC. 29646


Service

Sunday, January 20, 2013
12:00 AM

Christ Community Church - Directions
2915 Highway 14
East Landrum, SC 29356

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  • January 19, 2013
    Barbara Stephens says:
    My best friend Renae loved Kerry very much and shared so much of her life, that I too loved a person I had never met. Prayers for her family, especially Alfie.

  • January 25, 2013
    Array says:
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  • March 06, 2013
    Roger E Johnston says:
    I am sincerely sorry to her Kerry's passing. I am Ryan's father. I had within the last two spoken with Kerry to locate and get contact information for Ryan's best friend Brady Smith. I know Kerry will be missed by all that knew her, friends and famlly. If anyone would like to contact me on cell phone 918 625 4807. Thank you and God bless. Roger

  • April 08, 2013
    Kathy Norrus says:
    As many of Kerry's friends in Joplin, Missouri, are just learning of her passing, we are deeply saddened. At the same time, we celebrate her life and the joy of knowing her. We are strengthened in knowing she is with God, whom she loved so deeply, and with her beloved son Ryan.

  • April 08, 2013
    Kathy Norris says:
    As many of Kerry's friends in Joplin, Missouri, are just learning of her passing, we are deeply saddened. At the same time, we celebrate her life and the joy of knowing her. We are strengthened in knowing she is with God, whom she loved so deeply, and with her beloved son Ryan.