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Franklin Robertson

Friday, July 30, 2004

Franklin Eugene Robertson, 70, died July 27, 2004, at the Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born April 19, 1934, in Pascola, Mo., he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Robertson and Opal Irene.

He graduated in the Hayti High School class of 1952, and was in the automobile business for many years prior to his retirement.

He married Carolyn Sue Brown of Caruthersville, Mo., on July 3, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., who survives.

Survivors also include one brother, Bill Robertson of Micola, Mo.; one son, Franklin Eugene "Petey" Robertson and wife, Jennifer, of Pickerington, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Hadley, Bradley and Tanner Robertson of Pickerington.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry and Tom Robertson.

Funeral services were held July 29, 2004, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville with Dr. James Adams officiating.

The interment was in the Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Tom Swift, Robert E. Morgan, Jr., Ed Adams, Ralph Sides and Chuck Hardesty.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob Inmon Calvin House, Louie Hardesty, Joe R. VanCleve, and Lavanda White.