Kimberly Mae Franklin, 30, of Gray passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Washington County and was a daughter of Donald Edward Shipley and Brenda Osborne Shipley of Gray. Kimberly was a stay at home mom and loved her family very much. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Charles and Stella Osborne; her grandmother, Tannie Shipley and an uncle, Rick Carter.
Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband, Alex Franklin; two daughters, Laileigh and Braileigh Franklin; a sister, Kelly Burleson and husband, Michael; mother-in-law, Brenda Franklin; father-in-law, Eddie Franklin; nephews, Andy and Luke Burleson; also several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service for Kimberly will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in the Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City with Pastor David Dugger officiating. Special music will be provided by the Singing Duggers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until the service hour.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com. Arrangements by Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City.