Obituary: Franklin Elidge Glover


Franklin Elidge Glover, 76, of Vinemont, went home to Jesus on Friday, May 5, 2023 at UAB Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1947.

Our Daddy, our Pawpaw, our brother and our friend. He truly loved his family. He loved fishing with his brothers and working on his little farm. He loved animals and growing an amazing garden every year. He was loved beyond measure and will be missed by all who knew him.

Franklin is survived by his fiancé, Jane Ann Smith; daughters, Deborah (Aaron) Hansen and Cindy (Shane) Shoffner; stepdaughters, Carol (Don) Gordon and Sheila (Mike) Haynes; grandchildren, Ashley Edmondson, Amber Meeks, Seth Hansen, Camron Hansen, Jon Howard, Rilee Shoffner, Michael Haynes, Melody Haynes Sharp and Hunter Kelley; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Payton, Cason, Caleb, Mia, Elijah, Addie, Jett, Slade, Lila, Lilly and Baby Archer; siblings, Wanda Liepert, Bill (Dorothy) Glover, Ricky (Edith) Glover, Linda Hancock, Glenda (Roger) Winfrey and Bonnie (Dean) Jarrett and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Hershel Glover; mother, Dellie May Chronister and siblings, Herbert Glover, Jack Glover and Juanita Cox.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home; interment will follow in Cullman City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

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