Franklin D. Norman, age 80 of Jacksboro, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 2, 2022 at his home. He was born on September 10, 1942 to the late Fred Norman and Dorothy Isley Norman. Franklin was a loving husband of 61 years, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, working in his yard, and spending time with his dog Lucky. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Harley and David Norman and sister Betty Sue Norman.

He is survived by his loving wife Carolyn Norman of Jacksboro; sons Michael Lynn Norman and wife Robin of LaFollette and James Franklin Norman and wife Sherry of Norris; daughter Brenda Norman Watkins and husband Robert of Jacksboro; brother Doyle Norman and wife Vera of Texas; Several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Family and friends will meet at 10:15 AM on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home to go in funeral procession to Indian Creek Cemetery for an 11:00 AM graveside service with Rev. Bobby Ray officiating.

The family has entrusted the care of Franklin D. Norman to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Franklin’s guest book may be viewed at