June 4, 1947 - February 15, 2021
Click Here to view the LiveStream of the Celebration of Life Service Allen Franklin, 73, of Blountville, went to be with the Lord Monday, February 15, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 4, 1947, in Gravel Lick, VA to the late Ben and Virginia Franklin. Allen was a loving and caring man who would do anything for anyone. He was the “rock” of the Franklin family. He enjoyed hunting, camping, bowling and playing golf and was especially fond of his grandchildren. Allen retired as a mechanic from Tennessee Eastman following twenty-nine years of service. He attended Charity Baptist Church in Blountville. In addition to his parents, Allen was preceded in death by his brother, Ben Franklin, Jr. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of fifty-two years, Mary Rasnick Franklin; sons, Denny Wagers (Barbara) and Tim Wagers; grandchildren, Travis (Jessica), Kristina and Cheyenne Wagers, Ashleigh Shaffner (Chad), Jessica Adrian (Dre), great-grandchildren, Jeb and Jase Wagers, Kacie and Andrew Shaffner, Kennedy Adrian; sisters, Anne Barton, Sue Watson (Edwin) and Jane Sox; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family will receive friends 12:00-1:00 pm Friday, February 19, 2021, in the chapel of Oak Hill Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 1:00 pm with Allen’s nephew, Joe Kerns officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm in Oak Hill Memorial Park. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The Celebration of Life Service may be viewed live by visiting https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/view/authorise.php?k=1613516828101131 The family respectfully requests those attending the visitation and services to wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Charity Baptist Church, 3020 TN-126, Blountville, TN 37617. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.oakhillfh.com The care of Allen Franklin and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.
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