Brenda Kaye Mabe Franklin, 77, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2021, at Accordius of Salisbury. She was born September 25, 1943, in Caldwell County, N.C., the daughter of the late Henry Joseph Mabe and Annie Pearl Clark Mabe.

Brenda enjoyed reading, watching her favorite shows on television and most of all she loved her family. She adored her granddaughter and was a compassionate caretaker for numerous family members over the years.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Tammy Miller; son, Charles Douglas Franklin; brother, William Paul Mabe; sisters, Judy Ann Mabe Robertson (Steve), Vickie MacFarlane and Sandra Gail Dula (Bill); grandchild, Alissa Auten; and numerous other loving family and friends.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

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Nicholson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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