Lula Jane Justice Franklin

Feb 15, 2012

Loving Mother

CLYDE — Mrs. Lula Jane Justice Franklin, 67, of the Crabtree Community, passed away Feb. 14, 2012, at Mission Hospital. She was born in Haywood County to the late William Thomas and Mary Sue Bryant Justice. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Franklin; a brother, Sherman Justice; and a sister, Marietta Clubb.

Survivors include her son, James Robert Justice, of Clyde; daughter, Mary Jane Mathis, of Bryson City; several step-children; brothers, Allen Justice, and his wife, Martha, of Waynesville, Jake Justice, and his wife, Ruth, of Waynesville, Junior Justice, of Clyde; sisters, Oma Lucille Bailey, of Leicester, and Lizzie Beasley, of Waynesville; grandchildren, Andy Franklin and Jody Mathis, of Sylva, Joey Justice and Jonathan Justice, of Canton; one great-granddaughter; several step-grandchildren; a special nephew, Jim Justice, and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, February 16, at Crabtree Baptist Church. The Revs. Matt Ledbetter and Jerry Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Maggie Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is honored to be assisting the Franklin family. Visit