Sandra Lee Franklin

December 2, 1945 – August 27, 2009

Sandra Lee Franklin, 63, of Orrick, Mo., passed away Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, Mo.

Sandra was born on December 2, 1945 in Sault St. Marie, Mich., to Keith Headley and Lillie (Carter) Headley. Sandra moved to Orrick in 1984 from Chenoa, Ill. She had been a production worker at a Bindery company before her retirement.

Sandra enjoyed cross stitching, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, reading, listening to music and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed time spent with her grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Scott Franklin on November 6, 2008.

Survivors include her son, Jim Lemmons of Orrick, Mo.; three brothers, Ronald Carter of Pontiac, Ill., Richard Headley of Willis, Texas, and Dale Carter of Orrick, Mo.; one sister, Marcia Baum of Bloomington, Ill.; and her precious grandson, Adam Lemmons of Orrick, Mo.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at the Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick. Cremation to follow with private graveside and inurnment at a later date at the Chenoa Cemetery, Chenoa, Ill.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army.


Marcia and Jim…
Mom and I are so so very sorry for your loss. We have been through what you are going through and can feel your pain. Know we love you Marcia and you are all in our prayers and thoughts as you go through this most terrible times in your life.
Lynne and Jan

Jim (Buzz), Adam, Marcia,Dale, Richard and Ronnie,
I am sorry I won’t be there to share all of the my favorite moments with Sandy. But I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers daily.
Love Vicky & Dale Roach

Sorry for the loss of your sister, I know a little of how you feel. And it is so hard to let go. However now she is without pain. I’ll talk to you when you return.

Buzz, Adam and Alice
I am so sorry to hear about (Aunt) Sandy. You all have my condolences. Donna just called me and told me – it was such a shock.
My God bless each of you at this time.
Debby Wynne

Marcia,Buzz,Richard,Dale and Ronnie,
We are so sorry to hear about Sandy. We had not seen her in a very long time but she was and will always be family as you all are. She will be forever in our prayers. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Nancy, Tom, Kyle and Kacy.

I’m sorry to hear the loss of your mother. She was a very sweet person. Just remember the good times you had together. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Kristi Roberts

Sorry that Sharon and I cannoy be with you. Be assured of our prayers.
Uncle Jerry Smelser