Franklin Eugene Lemley

April 5, 1937 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 85)


            Franklin Eugene Lemley, age 85, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

            Franklin was born April 5, 1937 in Wayne County, PA, the son of the late Albert Lemley and Sadie R. Lemley.

            He was a US Army veteran; he was stationed in Germany during the building of the Berlin Wall. He was a member of Dover Baptist Church. Franklin retired from Century Furniture as a Supervisor after 38 years. He loved God first and then his family. He enjoyed working with his hands and loved his grand dogs.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: his sisters, Wilma Allison, Evelyn Crawford, Edith Gallentin; his brothers, Wayne Lemley, John Lemley, Clark Lemley, Kinsey Lemley.

Those left to cherish and honor his memories include: his wife of almost 60 years, Willie Lemley of the home; his daughter, Lenora “Beth” Lemley Jones (Doug) of Taylorsville; his son, Leslie Eugene Lemley (Lora) of Taylorsville; his grandson, Jacob Eugene Lemley (Nichole) of Taylorsville; his granddaughter, Jesica Greene (Colten) of Lenoir; his brother, Kenneth Lemley (Ann) of Adrian, MI; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 11, 2022 at Teague-Munday Cemetery with full military honors accorded by Alexander County Veterans Honor Guard. Pastor Joel Frye will officiate.

            Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital in memory of Franklin Eugene Lemley.

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Graveside Service
April 11, 2022

10:30 AM
Teague Munday Cemetery
Hwy 127
Taylorsville, NC 28681

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