P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

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

Estelle Franklin Lemon

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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.

For more information and to sign the guestbook visit www.stephensondearman.com.

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Funeral Services
Thursday, December 2, 2021
at 11:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Longview Cemetery
Dyson Landing Rd.
Wilmar, AR  71675
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  1. Bridgett Harris
    What can I say, my heart is so full right now, you slipped away so fast, I didn't get the chance to say good by. Aunt Estelle all I have are the fond memories we shared, all the laughter and all the religious moments!!! "Silver Girl", you can now spread your wings and fly away; you will be missed!!! No more Saturday or Sunday visits, but the memories I will have forever!!! I can truly say you wil be missed !!! Love you to Infinity and beyond. Bridgett
  2. Montre Franklin-Green
    I am so thankful for the time we got to spend together and our conversations we had. Daddy and I will miss you. I am so glad I was able to tell you that I loved you. I pray for the comfort and healing for our family.
    Sincerely, your niece Money
  3. Joy(Shug)Miller
    Estella, when I received the call that you were gone I was lost for words. I began to think of the song “I am free” yes you are free no more pain, no more problems you are free. It has been a blessing to have you in our lives. I will take your memories and hold them close to my heart. You will definitely be missed. Love you always your oldest niece Joy(Shug)
  4. Audrey Harris
    Rest In Peace and Love Auntie!!
  5. Brandy Martin
    Aunt Estella(Stella), my heart is broken. If I could say one thing about you it’s that you loved the Lord. The gospel train has came and you have taken your ride. Stella, you will be missed greatly and that laughter will never be forgotten. Love you always your niece Brandy
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