Estelle Franklin Lemon
July 24, 1942 - November 25, 2021

Estelle Franklin-Lemon was born July 24, 1942, in Longview, Arkansas to the late John Coleman and Eddie Mae Franklin. She was the third of six children. She was married to the late Johnny Lemon of Crossett, Arkansas. She was a faithful member of Bethel AME Church in Fountain Hill, Arkansas where she sang in the choir until her health failed her. Estelle worked many years for S.E.E.M.S Shirt factory in Hamburg, Arkansas. On November 25, 2021, she transitioned from her earthly home to her eternal home.

She is preceded in death by brothers, Tim Franklin and Willie Ed Franklin; sisters, Viola Franklin, Hila Jean Daniels, and Presiding Elder LaNelle Franklin-Ross.

She leaves to celebrate her life a sister, Margaret Grays of Lacey, Arkansas; and brother, James Franklin (Mary Nell) of Ashdown, Arkansas; one aunt, Olpha Jean Franklin, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel, 943 Hwy 425 North, Monticello, Arkansas. Burial will follow in Longview Cemetery.

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Obituary Provided By:
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655