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Brenda Childress Franklin

February 24, 1949 — April 13, 2020

Brenda Childress Franklin

Brenda Childress Franklin of South Boston, VA went home to be with the Lord on the morning of April 13, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on February 24, 1949 and was 71 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Tune Childress and the late Grace Coates Childress. She was married to the late Clarence Cleveland Franklin, Sr.


She was a member of Crystal Hill Southern Baptist Church.  


Brenda C. Franklin is survived by:

Her Children

Lisa Franklin

Clarence Franklin, Jr.

Jerry Franklin


Jonathan B. Andrade and girlfriend Mary Totherow

Kristen Comer

Four Great Grandchildren

Kolby Singleton, Chris Singleton, Tristin Andrade, and Madyson Andrade


Diane Childress


***Preceded in death by***

Three Brothers

Wesley, Winfred and Maynard Childress


A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, April15, 2020 at Crystal Hill Southern Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Don Bryant officiating.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

The funeral service may be viewed at this link click here.


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