Cora Vivian Franklin

Cora Vivian “Binnie” Franklin, 92, formerly of Tucson, Ariz., died Tuesday March 4, 2014, at CCMC Memorial Campus.

She was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late Ernest and Jessie (Snyder) Nutter.

She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1939.

She is survived by a brother Howard Nutter (Janet) of Parkersburg; sister Donna Wells (Larry) of Parkersburg; step daughter Sandra Franklin Judsen (Paul) of Three Rivers, Mich.; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; a special friend to the end Flora Belle Bostick of Tucson, Ariz.; and many good friends and caregivers.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands Paul Bowman and Paul Franklin; and stepson Steve Franklin.

There will be a gathering at the Leavitt Family Center Sunday, March 9 from 2-4 p.m. with a Celebration of her life at 2 p.m. officiated by Pastor Robert Kniley.

The family would like to thank Wyngate, the Camden Clark nurses, and Dr. Allman for their love and care.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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