A visitation for Carol Ann Franklin, 61, of Princeton, formerly of Brownwood, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Heartland Funeral Home.

Carol passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Carrollton after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was born on May 1, 1955 in Odessa to Joann and John Franklin. She grew up in Irving and Brownwood. Carol had a 19-year career with AT&T before retiring.

Carol is survived by her daughter, Melissa Smith and husband Garry; two grandsons, Dakota and Travis Smith; two nieces, Ashley Franklin and Christina Hubbard; a nephew, John Franklin; and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Carol’s name to cancer research facilities.

Condolences, memories and tributes can be offered to the family online at heartlandfuneralhome.net.