Medford Clyde Franklin Sr., 69

Medford Clyde Franklin Sr., 69, of Bishopville, Md., died at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for American Paving Company.

He was a 31-year member of the Selbyville Elk’s Lodge.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Florence E. Franklin; three sons, M. Clyde Franklin Jr., John M. Franklin and Bruce E. Franklin; two daughters, Bonny M. Timmons and Jean Ann Jarman; four brothers, Linwood E. Franklin, Danny L. Franklin, Jerry D. Franklin and Reuben Franklin; one sister, Cynthia Wooten; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jewell B. Franklin.

Funeral services were scheduled for May 11 at Hastings Funeral Home, Selbyville.