Franklin Lytle Jr.

Posted Online: May 08, 2014, 5:46 pm
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Franklin L. Lytle Jr., 33, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Davenport, died May 1, 2014, in Phoenix.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gospel Mission Temple Church, Davenport. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Weerts, Davenport. Burial is at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport.
Surviving are his father, Mike (Beth) Martinez; siblings, Michael Martinez and Kayla Jones, Timothy Martinez, Takera Martinez, Mariah Martinez; a niece; grandparents, Ernestine Craig, Ray and Rosa Martinez; New York family, Franklin Lytle Sr. and uncle Thomas Lytle.


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