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In Loving Memory of Deanna (Bascomb) Franklin


May 29, 1938 – August 22, 2023

Deanna was born in Tuskegee Alabama to the union of Frank, Sr, and Flora Bascomb. The family moved to Bremerton WA in 1945 and ultimately settled in Seattle in 1950. Deanna married James Franklin and moved to St Paul, Minnesota in 1957. She adopted the “Twin Cities” of St Paul/Minneapolis as her home and enjoyed work as a print model and a career with The Honeywell Corp. With Honeywell she performed in various professional positions until her retirement in 2000. Deanna had 3 children: James Franklin Jr. (deceased) Antonio Franklin, and Kimberly Franklin (deceased). Her large family left to mourn her memory: Son, Antonio Franklin: Siblings: Winnie; Frank, Jr.; Gordy; Cleo; J. Wayne; L. Stanley; and Angela; numerous grand and great grandchildren; nieces, nephews; and many other close relatives and friends. We shall miss Deanna's beautiful glow, and gracious presence upon God's green earth forever into eternity. Graveside Services: Saturday, September 16, 2023 11:30 a.m., Abbey View Cemetery, 3601 Alaska Road Brier, WA 98036 (425) 483-0555