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Rendi Franklin

Born: 4/30/1979

Died: 2/19/2009

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Rendi Franklin, 29, of Idabel passed away February 19, 2009, at Texarkana. A lifetime resident of McCurtain County, she was born April 30, 1979, in Talihina.

Rendi was a 1998 graduate of Idabel High School. She enjoyed fishing, watching the Food Network, and was an avid OU Sooners fan. She loved listening to gospel music and most of all spending time with her family. She was affiliated with the Bokchito Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Tobias and Rosa Williston; cousin, Kevin Raymond; step-brother, Anthony Ishcomer; and an aunt, Teresa Colbert.

Survivors include her parents, Valerie Franklin and Darrell Ishcomer of the home; her father, Franklin Jefferson of Broken Bow; brothers, Thomas Jefferson of Idabel and Zachary Jefferson and Kirstin of DeQueen, Arkansas; sister, Bobbie and Jeremy Jackman of Idabel; nieces, Sage and Sadie Jackman and Chelsea Jefferson; a nephew, Aaden Jackman; grandparents, Benjamin and Virginia Franklin and Mary Jefferson; aunts, Thelma Jessie, Nawatha and Billy Baker, Inese and Shawn Mitchell, Tracie and Barry Tonihka, Marietha and Larry Bond, Wahneeta and Johnny Raymond, Neomi Franklin and Gayle Obe; uncles, Brent Franklin, Ben Franklin Jr. and Brian and Donna Franklin; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.