Gregory Pearson Franklin, Jr.

September 17, 1970 ~ February 23, 2022 (age 51)

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Gregory Pearson Franklin, Jr. (51)

 Born September 17, 1970 in Crystal City, MO.  He went to be with our Lord in Glory February 23, 2022.  Gregory passed, surrounded by his wife and children. Gregory was a graduate of North County High School in Desloge, MO and later attended Temple Baptist College and earned his Associates Degree in Biblical Studies.  He was a resident of Clarke County for 18 years and lived in Grove Hill, AL, where he was employed with Clarke County Road and Bridge Department.  Gregory was a loving husband to his wife Dana of 16 years and father to Dillon, Jacob, Pearson, Abbi, Brylee and a bonus dad to so many.  His love for the Lord and others was pure.  Gregory was an active member at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in Jackson, AL, where he played a vital part in their Bus and Children's Church Ministry and taught Sunday School.  He leaves behind family and friends that hold close to their heart all the memories we will always cherish. 




Dana Irby Franklin


Dillon (Destiny) Franklin

Jacob Davis

Gregory Pearson Franklin III


Abigail Franklin

Brylee Franklin

Many Nieces and Nephews

God Parents to:

Chris Reed

Dylan Williams

Gage Richards

Kalen Weaver

Joanna Richards

Rena Ramsey

DeJoun Barnett

Bonus Grandchildren:

Skyler Ramsey

James Baugh


Randy Franklin

Russell Franklin

Richard (Janet) Franklin

Paul Francis

Danny Franklin

Robert Franklin


Bonny Klingen (Jesse) Smith

Tammy Cooper


Norma Franklin

Preceded in Death by:


Linda Lou Shilly Franklin


Gregory Pearson Franklin, Sr.


Jimmy Franklin


Kyle McIntyre

Jason Renner

Glen Smith

Jeremy Smith

Danny Franklin

Paul Francis


Services at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church. Visitation 10:00 AM ~ 11:00 AM with Funeral immediately following at 11:00 AM.  Interment following Funeral Service at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Bro. David Webb will be officiating with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. 

**In lieu of Flowers please make donations to Walker Springs Road Baptist Church Bus ministry**  


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February 25, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Walker Springs Road Baptist Church
1200 Walker Springs Road
Jackson, Alabama 36545

Funeral Service
February 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Walker Springs Road Baptist Church
1200 Walker Springs Road
Jackson, Alabama 36545

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