Lauren Elaine Franklin of Covington, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at the age of 74. Lauren is survived by her children; James Dalton, Risa Dalton (Jeremy), daughter-in-law, Rebecca Besse, her grandchildren; Cole Dalton, Mattelynn Romano (Michael) and Ashton Dalton. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Enzo and Maia Romano as well as her siblings; Nikki Armstrong (Jim) and Anthony “Tony” Chitea (Tammy) as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, George Franklin and her parents, Nicholas and Dorothy Chitea. Lauren had a great love for her family and enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Casino and had a passion for playing Yahtzee. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Monday, December 21, 2020 in the Chapel of Bagnell & Son Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with visitation from 12:00 p.m. until service time.