March 20, 1933 ~ May 19, 2015
Dr. Franklin Delano Larkins; beloved father, grandfather (Popooh) and husband passed away peacefully on May 19, 2015 in Suwanee, Georgia. He was 82. Frank was born in Monticello, Arkansas and was married to Katheren Louise Gorum in Biloxi, Mississippi. He later moved to Greenville, South Carolina where he was involved with his church and community. Frank taught Sunday school for over 25 years and served on the board for WLFJ, a Christian radio station in Greenville. He and his wife, Katheren Gorum Larkins, later moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he worked for Georgia State University. He was an Associate Director of Cooperative Education, and later completed an educational doctorate degree in International Business. This degree provided many opportunities for him and his wife to travel overseas. Frank and his wife visited over 65 countries in their lifetimes. Frank helped set up a Cooperative Education Program in Germany. Frank lived a full life and loved the Lord with all his heart. He often wrote poetry and influenced many lives with his humorous, optimistic spirit. He is survived by one sister; Jackie, and one brother; Sam. Frank had one son; Dwight Anthony, Sr., one daughter; Sylvia Patricia, and four grandchildren; Grant Christopher, Blake Andrew, Elizabeth Marie, and Dwight Anthony. His spirit will live on forever as he has taught everyone to love a little more. The Memorial Service celebrating Frank’s life will be held at Dunwoody Baptist Church on Sunday, May 31st at 5 pm EST.