Franklin Eugene Jefferson, 57, of Bethel, OK, passed away the evening of November 10, 2016, in Broken Bow, OK. Franklin was born October 15, 1959, to Esias J. Jefferson and Mary Jane (Ludlow) Jefferson, in Talihina, OK. Franklin was a member of the Kulli Chito Presbyterian Church in Bethel and had lived all of his life in McCurtain County. Before becoming disabled, he enjoyed playing fast pitch at the Tushkahoma Festival, fixing cars, hunting, fishing, and mowing. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1979 and his enlistment included times in Georgia, Alaska, Korea, and Kansas. He was honorably discharged in 1981. Franklin was preceded in death by his father, Esias J. Jefferson; grandparents, Preston and Annie Jefferson, and Ray D. and Adeline Ludlow; sisters, Beverly Yvonne and Theresa Lynn Colbert; brother, Jerry Dean Jefferson; and daughter, Rindi Rochelle Franklin. Franklin leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Mary Jane Jefferson, of Broken Bow, OK; sons, Mark Anthony Watson, of Palm Springs, CA, and Thomas Gene Jefferson, of Idabel, OK; daughters, Bobbi Renee Jackman, of Idabel, OK, Amber Bohanan, of Bethel, OK, and Abby Bohanan, of Watson, OK; sisters, Ramona Willis, and husband, Allen Willis, of Broken Bow, OK and Phyllis Ann Roberts, and husband, Elias Roberts, Jr., of Broken Bow, OK; ten grandchildren, including his special grandson, Jaden "Edgar" Bohanan; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and friends; and special bros, Eugene Jefferson, Huey Jefferson, Jr. and Russell Jefferson. A Celebration of Life Service will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 2:00, at the Kulli Chito Presbyterian Church, in Bethel, OK, with Rev. Clelland Willis and Raymond Johnson, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at the Kulli Chito Cemetery, in Bethel. A Wake Service will be Monday, November 14, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00, at the Brumley Funeral Home Chapel, Broken Bow, OK. Visitation Brumley Funeral Home Chapel Monday, November 14, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Email Details 500 N. Park Dr.Broken Bow, OK 74728 Directions Funeral Kulli Chito Presbyterian Church Tuesday, November 15, 2016 02:00 PM Email Details Bethel, OK Directions \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Franklin Eugene Jefferson, please visit our floral store.