Born: February 26, 1885 Kentucky
Died: December 16, 1974 McGregor, McLennan County, Texas
Son of John Melton Franklin and Sally McIntire Franklin
William Gathar Franklin, 89, of McGregor, died Monday morning in a McGregor rest home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Amsler Chapel in McGregor, Rev. Bill Brewer officiating, burial in China Spring Cemetery.
Survivors: two daughters, Miss Corinne Franklin of Waco and Mrs. Eugania Sykora of Waco; two sons, Aubrey Franklin of Valley Mills and Esver Franklin of Austin; stepson, Harley Williams of McGregor; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.