Franklin Junior Moss
Published 7:43 pm Thursday, March 15, 2012
Franklin Junior Moss, 78, of Mill Spring went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning, March 15, 2012 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Asheville, N.C. after a brief illness.
Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late Frank and Ollie Pack Moss. He retired from Spartanburg Steel Maintenance Dept. after 32 years of service and was a long-time cattle farmer. Mr. Moss was a member of Mill Spring First Baptist Church.
Surviving is his wife of 53 years, Eva Mae Walker Moss; five children, Zelda Abernathy (Monte) of Mill Spring, Gail Watson (Tommy) of Green Creek, Mike Moss (Debbie), Randy Moss (Debbie) and Anita Ledbetter (Wayne), all of Mill Spring. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18 in Mill Spring First Baptist Church, Mill Spring, with Rev. Dean Elliott officiating.
Pallbearers will be Jason, Justin and Josh Abernathy, David and Bubba Moss, Pee Wee Morrow and Joe Watson.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 17, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.
At other times, the family will be at the home, 8239 Hwy. 108, Mill Spring.
An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.