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Brenda Franklin

August 19, 1950 ~ December 6, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Brenda Franklin Obituary

Brenda Franklin, age 73, of Kingston passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 19, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Special Education.  She worked many years as a Special Ed teacher for various school systems and loved all of her students. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Oak Ridge.  Preceded in death by her parents, James Burl & Geneva Irene Brown Franklin.





Loving Husband of 48 years              William “Scott” Parkhurst of Kingston


Sons                                                    Nathan Franklin Parkhurst & wife, Jenny of Knoxville

                                                            Jacob Franklin Parkhurst of Knoxville  


Grandchildren                                     Caleb Parkhurst, Noah Parkhurst, and Jasper Parkhurst                                                         

Sister                                                  Debbie Green & husband, Dennis of Livonia, MI


Niece & Nephew                                 Emily and Landen


Several extended family members and friends who will miss her greatly.



A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  The family has requested in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Helen Ross McNabb Foundation

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