Thelma L. Franklin

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Thelma Lucinda Franklin, 74, passed away on February 18, 2022. Thelma was born on May 15, 1947 in Columbus, OH to George Jordan and Pearlie Holt.

Thelma was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, attended the Oasis of Love and worked at PPG Industries. She was a Holistic Healer caring for many people all over the world.

She is preceeded in death by her parents, husband Velmon Franklin Jr., grandmother, Bernice Ryuse and siblings, John Holt, Brenda Holt, George Jordan, Roslyn Jordan, and Vanessa Jordan.

Thelma is survived by her children Bernard C. (Ann) Davidson, Renatha Beard, Velmon (Regina) Franklin III and Keith (Kezia) Franklin; sisters Ann King and Renee Jordan; brothers, Paul Holt, David Jordan, Chris Jordan and Zimmie Spears; special nephew, Cordell A. Brooks; 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends..

Memorial Service 2:00pm Saturday February 26, 2022 at Oasis of Love Chester 190 Chester Ave.


Condolence Messages

  1. Rita and Jean Shoulders

    I am so sorry for your loss. This lady was the sweetest lady you ever want to know.All the time smiling I never ever see her mad. I work with her.Look the same all the time. I am praying for you and your family sweetheart.So Rest In Heaven.In The Name Of Jesus Amen.Love You.♥️.

    • Demetrist & Shereka Booker

      We are praying for the family during this difficult time. It was always a pleasure being in the presence of Ms. Thelma. May she rest in peace.

  2. Charles and Patti ( Cash) Ray

    Praying for the Family.

  3. I would like to give my condolences to the Franklin and Holt families. Sending my love to you all. May God get you through your time of sorrow. My love and prayers are surely with you all.

  4. Patricia A. (English) Johnson

    I am so sorry for your loss. Thelma and I were classmates.
    Praying for the family in this time of sorrow.

  5. Loretta Hilliard

    Praying for the family. My love and prayers are for you all. Herb and Loretta Robinson Hilliard

  6. Bye my friend

  7. So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you and your family We love you RIH

  8. Monica K. Harris

    I love you Thelma. I’m going to truly miss you. My prayers to Mane, Keith, Renatha, Bernard, my daughter Lakeira, and all of the other grandchildren and family too numerous to mention but embedded in my heart. I love you all and we can all say this beautiful soul left a mark on every life she encountered. Fly high my beautiful angel.

  9. The Mickler ,Rowe, and Franklin Families

    Mattye Franklin and the Rowe Family will surely miss you , She was like a family to us. Our Condolences to the family.Praying , she will always be remembered for the Smile on her face. . Love you Thelma rest on. Marion Mickler and Family , Mattye Franklin of Mansfield Ohio

  10. Sayro (Pumkin) Horn

    So sorry for your loss you and your family have my condolences. Ms. Thelma was a beautiful lady inside and out. She will be truly missed.

  11. My Condolences to Thelma’s Family
    I will always cherish memories, of Thelma.
    It was a Blessing to have known her.
    May the Lord give You, Comfort and Strength, during this difficult time.
    Prayer & Love
    Barbara Simms

  12. Tammy (Oglesby) Macklin

    My deepest condolences to the entire family ❣Mrs Franklin truly a beautiful person inside and out

  13. So, so sorry for your loss. You were the support for all the people who came you way. I will truly miss you.

  14. Supt. Louis Blevins, Jr.

    My condolences to the family of ThelmaFranklin, May the God of all comfort, comfort you, and give you the strength you need during this time in your life!

  15. Michael Coffee Sr

    My condolences from the coffee family we’re praying for your family

  16. Mohammad Abdul-Rahim

    My condolences to the entire family & friends. I had the pleasure of spending some time with her in England, she was a beautiful person inside and out. I’m sure she will be missed, by everyone who crossed her path. Had that God given ability to connect with people.

  17. Rosie Melton-Smith

    My condolences to the family you will be missed down here in Florida RIH Thelma

  18. Durwood and Valarie Norman

    Our sincere condolences to family! Praying God strengthens you during this time.

  19. My Condolences and prayers to the Family

  20. My condolences & prayers to the family. She was a sweet person. Sorry for your loss.

  21. Paul and Marvene Carr

    Thelma was family to us. We loved her dearly. She took such wonderful care of my mom and became nanny to our grandson. She had such a beautiful smile and she lite up a room with her laughter.
    God Bless your family. She loved all of you. ❤️❤️

  22. My deepest Condolences to her family she was always so kind and sweet had a beautiful smile everytime Thelma was in your present rest easy beautiful

  23. I worked with Thelma at PPG until she got the guard job there. Always a smile. Sweet lady. She will be missed. Prayers of comfort to her family and friends. God bless.

  24. That beautiful smile. I will never forget your smile and how sweet you always were to me as a little girl. My deepest condolences to the family. God has brought another one of his angels home. R.I.H.

  25. Patricia (Jefferson) Mack

    My Sincere and Heartfelt Sympathy to the Franklin and Holt families. I will keep you lifted up in my prayers during this difficult time.

  26. Jeff, Roz, Willie Crittenden and McCowan Family

    We send our sincere sympathy and condolences to the entire family!

  27. Thelma was always a smiling friend it was great to know her. Condolences family.

  28. Terry and Kay Chambry

    Prayers and blessings for the family

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