10761 Bank Street
Clinton, LA 70722
Phone: 225-654-4480
Fax: 225-683-8559

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Condolence From: Amy Lea
Condolence: I just heard about Mr. Sonny, my thoughts and prayers are with you Ms. Norma and Abby. Lots of fond memories spending time with your family growing up.
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: Robert Lorio
Condolence: My condolences to Norma and family for your loss.

God Bless.
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: Willie Ola Campbell
Condolence: I’m so sorry to hear of this loss, he was my principal, my father at school, then my boss of my first babysitting job . My heart hurts Love you Mrs. Franklin and Abigail !
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: Keon K Drake
Condolence: My heart-felt prayers and condolences are with the Family of Mr. Leon Franklin! May your find peace, healing and comfort in the almighty!

Mr. Franklin was one of the best administrators at Clinton High School. I was honored to have him as my Driver's Ed. Teacher and as well as Asst. Principal. He would give me the option of the paddle or a phone call to my mother. Out of fear, I opted to take the paddle. Rest in Peace Mr. Franklin.

Clinton High School Class of 1998 Member
Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: Randy J. Hart
Condolence: Norma and family,

So sorry for you loss of Sonny, husband, Dad, brother. He was a fine man and always was so pleasant to be around at our family reunions. I know he is having a grand time up in heaven with all our loved ones gone before us. We shall see him again one day. May God give all of the the strength to get through all the days ahead of you as you miss him. My Mom, Janell is up there with him also. God Bless each of you. Love to all. Randy J. Hart Bossier City, La.
Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: Sarah Pipes
Condolence: Norma & Abby,
I have so many great memories of Mr. Sonny with the Baker Little Theater Group. He was such a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone that knew him. My prayers are with you and the rest of his family & friends for peace and comfort in the days ahead.
All my love,
Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: Sheranda Perry Lockwood
Condolence: My condolences to the family of Mr. Franklin, he was an exceptional man. He will truly be missed. I still remember his words "Sheranda don't stop, nobody can stop you but you."

I considered him my school father. I loved this man.
Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: Bob and Jill Talmadge
Condolence: Norma and Abby, we are so sorry for your loss. Sonny has always been a favorite part of our Clinton days. He was so easy to love and gave the best hugs ever. Prayers for your courage and comfort in the days ahead.
Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: billy carl hoffman
Condolence: those were the days my friend, we thought they'ed never end and for you, dear brother what a wonderful time you must be having with aunt vera, dan,and grandma--i'll never forget when i told you "sonny, i did't think we would live this long and you said "billy carl i did't think you would--i have to admit i had a bit of the wild side in me and you and george have been like brothers to me so here you go jumping out in front to lead the way--like abby, i have a problem with goodbys so see you later brother and leave the door open for us

Friday May 11, 2018
Condolence From: Johannah Peck Siragusa
Condolence: Love to Aunt Norma and the family. Godspeed, Uncle Sonny. So many good memories.
Thursday May 10, 2018
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