Merced Sun Star
Wed., March 25, 1998
Page: B-8
 
Obituaries
 
NELLIE FRANKLIN, 69
 Homemaker
 
 Nellie Marie Franklin, a Delhi resident for 22 years, died Sunday in Delhi. She was 69.
 
 She was born May 4, 1928 in Arkansas. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness Church, and she loved birds.
 
 She was preceded in death by a son, David Sanders, in 1982.
 
 Survivors include her husband, Robert Franklin of Delhi; a daughter, Linda Dowen of Turlock; one son, James Divine of Hilmar; a sister, Edna Jerrett of Arkansas; a brother, Jim Divine of Florida; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
 
 Private services are scheduled under the direction of Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home. Contributions to Hospice of Emanuel in Turlock would be appreciated by the family.