Benjamin Franklin Sr., 89, passed away April 3, 2020.
Benjamin was born March 6, 1931, in Glover, Okla., to Pearlie Mae (Franklin) Lewis.
He was preceded in death by his mother; brothers B.C. Lewis, Nelson Lewis, and Jessie Lewis; sister Marie Davis; two daughters Connie Franklin and Nawatha Baker; granddaughter Rendi Franklin; grandson Kevin Raymond; and nephew Jeremy Lewis.
Benjamin is survived by wife Virginia; sons Ben Franklin Jr, Brian Franklin, and Edmond Brent Franklin; daughters Marietha Bond and spouse Larry, Valeria Franklin, Thelma Kaniatobe and spouse Rick, Wahneeta Ferguson and spouse Richard, Tracie Willis and spouse Elesten Jr, Inese Mitchell and spouse Shawn, Neomi Franklin, and Rowena Franklin; son-in-law Billy Baker; brothers Horton Ray Lewis, and William Lewis and spouse Abby; sisters Lillian Lewis and Dorothy Beller; thirty grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special friend Chuck Ishcomer; and a host of other relatives and other friends.
For the full obituary, please visit Brumley Funeral Home.