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Dedrick Franklin
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Dedrick Franklin, 77, of Little Laurel in Madison County, NC passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at his home after an unexpected illness. He was a lifelong resident of Madison County. He spent his life farming. He loved to work his garden and shared his bounty with all his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Hershel and Sallie Franklin.
Mr. Franklin is survived by: his wife of 59 years, Barbara Jean Franklin; two daughters, Judy (Jeff) Johnson of Greeneville, TN and Debra (Rick) Legard of Marshall, NC; one son, Eddie (Audrey) Franklin of Greeneville, TN; grandchildren, Steven (Tabatha) Franklin and Brandon (Amanda) Franklin of Greeneville, TN, Adrien Hensley of Summerville, SC and Brian (Amanda) Legard of Greeneville, TN; great grandchildren, Emmaline and Melayne Franklin of Greeneville, TN, Dedrick (“Otto”) Joseph of Summerville, SC, Ian Franklin of Kingsport, TN and Rhett Legard of Greeneville, TN; sisters-in-law, Lois (Edward) Akins of Greeneville, TN, Neaple Williams of Marshall, NC; and aunt, Kathleen Roberts of Greeneville, TN. He is also survived by several nieces, Nephews, Cousins and lifelong friends.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10th at Brigman Chapel Church directly followed by the Funeral beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Reverend Jimmy Dean Hensley will officiate. Serving the family as honorary pall bearers are; Rex and Danny Roberts, William “Bill” Feezell. Dr. J.R. McKinney, Jimmy and Clayton Gosnell, Robert Lee Cutshall, Gene Gosnell and all his hunting Buddies.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.madisonfh.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

10

Sep

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brigman Chapel Church

90 Brigman Hollow Road
Marshall, NC 28753

Funeral

Sunday

10

Sep

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brigman Chapel Church

90 Brigman Hollow Road
Marshall, NC 28753

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