Casandra Hines Franklin, age 42, of Somerset. Kentucky passed from this life on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.

She was born on October 16, 1974 in Somerset, Kentucky, the daughter of Larry and Joyce Ingram Hines. She was married to Scott Franklin in Somerset on May 15, 2005.

Casandra was a graduate of Somerset High School and Somerset Community College and became a Licensed Nurse Practitioner at Cumberland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Casandra’s greatest enjoyment in life, was being a nurse and taking care of others as well as fulfilling her role as a mother to her children.  She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was of the Christian faith and a member of Victory Christian Fellowship Church. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her Paternal Grandparents; William and Helen Hines, Maternal Grandparents; James and Amanda Ingram and a special Aunt; Rebecca Hines Sanders and a special cousin; Angela Hines Mills

Casandra leaves to cherish her precious memories her Parents; Larry and Joyce Hines, her life partner of twenty one years, Scott Franklin, , Sons; Hunter Franklin and Brandon Franklin, Daughter; Heather Franklin, Sisters; Lynn Bryant, Aimee and  (William) Wright, Karen Nichols and Sharon Hines,  Niece; Amanda Nichols, Nephews; Joey Hines, Matthew Hines, Kris Hines and Aaron Hines, Sister-n-law; Tracie and (Michael) Lyles, Great- Nieces; Isabella Hines, McKenzee Allen Iclynn Lyles and Great Nephews; Andrew Hines and Damian Lyles,  as well as a special lifelong friend and “Like a Sister”; Connie Moore, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many good friends. 

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home on Friday, June 9, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Harrell Officiating, Burial will be in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.  Greg Gilmore, Brandon Franklin, Mark Bruin, Bobby Fields, Randy New, Stephen Lowery and Jimmy Morrow will serve as Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Casandra Hines Franklin Memorial Fund in care of Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 West Highway 914, Somerset, Kentucky 42503.