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Franklin "Franky" Leslie Whitehead

July 12, 1951 ~ September 28, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Franklin L. “Franky” Whitehead, age 71, of Talbott, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 following a courageous battle with cancer. Franky was a Christian and he professed his love for the Lord at an early age. For over 22 years he worked for Panther Creek State Park and drove Bus #44 for Hamblen County Schools. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Whitehead and Mary Ruth Brock; grandmother, Mary Bacon; and infant grandson, Scotty Lynn Laughner. He is survived by his sister, Phyllis (Deanie) Lampkin; daughter, Angela (John) Silver; grandson and special caregiver, Joshua A Phillips; and granddaughters, Brandi Phillips, Brian Christian, and Sabrina Stokes. Franky was many things but the one thing he loved more than anything was being a great-grandfather to Olivia, Nijah, Karlee, Emersyn, and Paisley. Graveside services were held on Saturday, October 1st at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, October 3rd at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
October 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Hamblen Memory Gardens, Morristown

Visitation
Monday
October 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

Celebration of Life
Monday
October 3, 2022

6:00 PM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

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