Published 10:35 am Wednesday, March 1, 2023
FRANKLIN – Earnest Lankford of Harrison Street, Franklin, passed away on Feb. 25, 2023 in Bon Secours Maryview Hospital in Portsmouth. On Friday, a public viewing will be held at the funeral home from 3 -7 p.m. A homegoing service will be held on Saturday, March 4, at 2:30 p.m. at Hickory Grove A.M.E. Zion Church, 1419 Mariner Street in Franklin with the pastor, Rev. Vanessa Hinton delivering the eulogy. The interment will follow in Southview Cemetery. Service provided by the professional and caring staff of Wm. M. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home Inc., 224 South Main Street in Franklin. Please share your condolences with the family at wmjohnsonandsons.com.