Shameka Franklin death: Here is Tiger track star Shameka Franklin cause of death, how her death happened.
20 year old student-athlete Shameka Franklin has died.
Shameka Franklin death
The University of West Alabama community is deeply saddened by Shameka’s passing.
Franklin, who was 20-years-old, was an exceptional track athlete and a Gulf South Academic Honor Roll student as well.
Franklin competed for the UWA track and field team. She was a 2018 all-conference performer in both the 200 and 400-meter dash and a University of West Alabama record holder in the 400 with a time of 56.78 and in the 200 at 24.65.
UWA Director of Athletics Bobby Wallace said:
“There are no words to express the anguish we feel at this moment,” “We grieve with and pray for Shameka’s family, our student-athletes, the student body, faculty and the UWA community.”
From Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she graduated from Paul W. Bryant High School, Franklin was majoring in health sciences at West Alabama.
Franklin was the daughter of Dolly and Curtis Franklin. She also leaves behind four brothers: Rodrigues, Milton, Mosiaus and Gideon. Arrangements for her funeral are pending.
UWA Counseling will offer its services to UWA students, faculty, and staff to cope with grief and other psychological issues stemming from this loss. The counseling offices are located in Foust Hall on campus. The phone number is 205-652-3651.
May her soul rest in perfect peace.