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Franklin Lee Williams

January 18, 1941 — March 25, 2023

Franklin Lee Williams, 82, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2023 at home while with Hospice Palliative Care after a hard fighting battle with cancer.
Franklin Williams was born January 18, 1941 in Iredell county to Laurie Williams and Vergil Williams. He grew up working in the cotton fields and tobacco fields and on his parents farm. Mr. Williams cut trees for a living as well as planted flowers. He was married to Martha Williams for 51 years. Together they raised two children , Deborah Robbins and Jeff Williams. Franklin left behind his loving family to carry on his tradition of planting flowers and raising gardens.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Martha Williams, son, Jeff Williams, sisters, Lucillie and Beverly, brothers, Thomas and Jessie.
Franklin is survived by his daughter, Deborah Robbins; six grandchildren, Belinda, Trina, Ashley, Valerie, Brittany and Aaron; 27 great grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn and Bettyann; sister-in-law, Virginia Burton
A visitation will be held Tuesday , March 28 , 2023 at Nicholson Funeral Home from 6pm to 8 pm. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 29 , 2023 at 2pm with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Mr. Williams will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
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