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In Remembrance
Edward Tyrone Filer Franklin
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary

Edward Tyrone Filer FranklinEdward Tyrone Filer Franklin, 29, departed this life on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at UTMB Hospital.

Edward was born on October 13, 1978, in Galveston to Linda Y. Franklin and Martin Filer. He attended public school in Galveston and Texas City and was a laborer and entertainer.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elizabeth Thorns and Clinton Thompson, and an infant daughter.

He leaves with cherished memories, his parents, Linda Y. George (Alvin) and Martin Filer (Linda Joyce); son, Edward T. Franklin, Jr.; daughter, Kia Franklin; brothers, Lionel Franklin; Clinton J. Franklin; Arnold Ray Drake; Terrence Filler; Vincent Filer, and Christopher Hill; sisters, Cynthia Martinez; Sheila Hill, and Nicole Hambric; uncles, Herman Page (Delores), and Eddie Filer; aunts, Regina Allen, and Mary B. Anthony; devoted cousin, Nancy Singleton; devoted friends, Keithon Herring; Archie Schooler; Jeremy Franklin; Andrew Tickens, and Tony Dantzler; and a host of nieces, nephews, other cousins, and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of MICU at UTMB Hospital.

Viewing will begin at 4PM on Friday, March 7th, followed by a wake from 7-8PM. A homegoing celebration will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 8, 2008, in the chapel of E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary with Rev A. W.  Colbert officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock.

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