Teresa Joan Franklin, 79, of Ocala, Florida passed away October 7, 2022, at Estelle's Hospice House, Ocala, Florida. She was the wife of Raymond Franklin for 30 years.
Teresa was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania a daughter of the late James and Mabel Webb. She was a life-long resident of Marion County. Prior to her retirement she worked as a bookkeeper for a roofing company. She was a member of Meadowbrook Church, Ocala, FL. She was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening and putting together puzzles. She was a volunteer at St. Theresa’s Social Services Soup Kitchen.
Teresa is survived by her husband, Raymond Franklin, and daughters: Mary Denise Mosley Ocala, FL, Deborah Arnett and her husband Randall of Ocala, FL and Carol Rylski and her husband William of Ocala, FL and son, John Vernam of Richmond, VA. She had 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She is also survived by sister, Nancy Artman and her husband, Bill Artman of Belleview, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents a son, Jeffrey Vernam a sister, Linda Turner and brothers, George Day and Birnes Massey, Jr.
Arrangement entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34420. Condolences may be left at Hiers-Baxley.com.