Walter Clarkston, Sr., 64, a native and a resident of Franklin, died Friday, April 12, 2013 at Iberia Medical Center at 9:34 a.m.

Visitation will be Friday, April 19, at Triune Church of God In Christ from 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery.

Walter leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Dorothy Marie Clarkston of Franklin; two daughters, Shantel Y. Clarkston and Tamika D. Clarkston, both of Lafayette; two sons, Walter L. (Toni) Clarkston Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia and Jason G. Clarkston of Berwick; two grandchildren; six brothers, Edward (Ethel) Clarkston Jr. of Houston, Texas, Joseph D. (Dorothy Mae) Clarkston of Garden City, Jonathan E. Clarkston Sr. and Emmanuel J. Clarkston, both of Pineville, Barry J. (Sandra) Clarkston of Franklin and James C. (Wendy) Clarkston of Mapleton, Georgia; five sisters, Mrs. Royal (Carrie C.) Stewart, Mrs. Darryl (Edlena C.) Brice and Mae B. Clarkston, all of Franklin; Mrs. Autrey (Tracey C.) Johnson of Stanley, Kansas and Mrs. Alonzo (Antonia D.) Petty of Huntsville, Alabama; two godchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette/ Houma is in charge of arrangements. Visit to send condolences to the family.

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