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John Henry Franklin

John Henry Franklin, 53 of Dilley, died on July 4, 2022 in Pearsall. He was born on March 22, 1969 in Dilley to Tomas Franklin and Maria Gonzales Franklin.

He is preceded in death by his mother Maria Gonzales Franklin, stepdad Cecilio “Chilo” Garcia, brother James Thomas Franklin, sister-in-law Mayde Franklin.

John is survived by his wife of 34 years Martha Franklin, sons James Anthony, John Thomas and Jerry Martin, grandchildren Anthony and Aubrey Franklin, father Thomas C. Franklin, stepmother Wanda Franklin, siblings David Franklin (Tammy), Lana Bermea (Roy), Joseph Franklin (Bonnie), Jerry Franklin (Tammy), stepsister Kelsey Hewitt, Melanie Kagarice and stepbrother Thomas Franklin. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation was held on Wednesday July 13 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels from 3 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 14 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Dilley Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.