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May 17, 1982 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 41) 41 Years Old
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Jill Walden Franklin, age 41 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, September 4, 2023.
Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 17, 1982, Jill was the daughter of Bobby Walden and the late Sharon Manley Walden. She graduated from Habersham Central High School Class of 2000 and then attended Gainesville College. Jill was a Paraprofessional at Woodville Elementary School. She enjoyed traveling with her family to the mountains and to the beach, and although she didn’t like the sand, she had no problem laying in the sun by the pool. Jill adored her children and was involved in anything they were interested in. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, Jill is preceded in death by stepmother Debbie Ivester Walden.
Survivors include her husband Jonathan Franklin of Mt. Airy, their children Caden Franklin, Cadie Franklin, Carsen Franklin and Emlynn Franklin all of Mt. Airy, father Bobby Walden of Clarkesville, father in law and mother in law Johnny and Karen Franklin of Mt. Airy, sister in law Kelly Franklin of Mt. Airy, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 7th at Antioch Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 6th from 2 – 4 PM and from 6 – 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations in memory of Jill Franklin by visiting www.gofundme.com/f/jill-franklin-and-family .
An online guest book is available for the family by visiting www.hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256