Ida Mae Franklin

  • Born: June 6, 1931
  • Died: February 6, 2011
  • Location: Amity, Arkansas

Davis-Smith Funeral Home

209 North 3rd Street
Glenwood, AR 71943
Tel. (870) 356-2114

Tribute & Message From The Family

Ida Mae Franklin, age 79, of Amity, died Sunday, February 6, 2011. She was born on June 6, 1931 at Amity, the daughter of Charlie Knighten and Roxie McCormick Knighten. Survivors include her children and their spouses, Patricia Tolbert of Fort Smith, Billy and Diane Franklin of Oklahoma, Kathy and Jerry Linzy of Murfreesboro and Tommy and Debbie Franklin of Amity; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Cleo Knighten of Missouri and Buddy Knighten of Hot springs; and one sister, Wanda Mae Rhinehart of Oklahoma. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 8, 2011 in the Jones Cemetery at Amity with Bro. Steve Ashe and Bro. Ricky Garner officiating. Visitation will be Monday, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Guest registry is at


Condolence & Memory Journal


We love and miss you grandma!!

Posted by Sherri Wilkerson - Murfreesboro, AR - grandchild   June 22, 2018

Sorry for your loss thinking of you.

Posted by Renee Raines & Family - Glenwood, AR   February 11, 2011

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Larry & Sherry Kuykendall - Amity, AR   February 08, 2011

I am praying for your family.

Posted by Randy Knighen - Ada, OK   February 08, 2011

So very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Bruce and Wendy Elam - Niantic, CT   February 08, 2011

I grew up around Ida Mae in my younger years. I loved going to her house and playing with Patricia,Billy,Kathy and Tommy. She was always such a loving,quiet soul and will always be in my heart. GOD bless the family and friends in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Sharon McCormick, Mikes - Temple, TX   February 07, 2011

From the heart feeling,she's friendship that's rare, she's someone to count on,who'll always be there,she never stop caring,she never stop giving,her lasting affection will keep you together. my love & preys are with you now, she dosen't need them, she is safe in the fathers arms..Tina

Posted by Tina McCormick Rose - Allen, OK   February 07, 2011

To the family so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Ida was a very special person she always had a pretty smile. May God comfort you'll in this sad time.

Posted by sheila cogburn - Amity, AR   February 06, 2011