Kim was born March 5, 1957, in Oklahoma City and moved on to her Savior March 14, 2016. She died in her sleep, resting in the bedroom and bed she grew up in. Kim completed high school at Northwest Classen and made her home in Carbondale, Colorado. At the time of her passing, Kim was in Oklahoma City to assist her mother with knee surgery.
Kim spent 17 years working at Basalt Elementary School, the best years of her life. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Lorena Headrick, and grandparents, Nola and Bob Bradshaw. Early on, these people recognized the gentleness and caring heart of Kim and worshipped her for these traits. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Duane Franklin and her treasured son, Travis Franklin of Carbondale, CO. Travis was the pride of Kim’s life. Others remaining are her mother, Emily Bradshaw, OKC; father, Harley Bradshaw, OKC; her constant companion — her little dog Scooter; her mother-in-law, Helen Aubrey; as well as many relatives in the OKC area and Los Angeles, CA. Kim leaves behind many close, loving friends in OKC and many more in Carbondale, CO. Kim will be greatly missed but will always be loved and in our hearts forever.
A beautiful memorial service was held on March 19, 2016 at Smith & Kernke N. May Chapel in Oklahoma City. A memorial service for Kim will be held here in the Roaring Fork Valley at a later date.
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