Janice Darlene Chandler FranklinMADISONVILLE, KY., — Janice Darlene Chandler Franklin, 52, of Madisonville passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Baptist Health Madisonville. She was born on October 4, 1965 in Madisonville to Barbara Alexander and the late Hollis Chandler. Darlene was a member of Pritchetts Chapel in Hanson, KY and was employed with Kentucky Legal Aid in Madisonville. She enjoyed playing bingo, Karaoke and most of all loved spending time with her grandson.

In addition to her biological father she was preceded in death by her husband Mark Franklin, father-in-law Leo Franklin and her granddaughter Carleigh.

Survivors include her sons Bradlee Gamblin and Mitchell Gamblin and wife Megan, her mother and father whom lovingly raised her Barbara and Elmer Lee Alexander, grandson Cedric Gamblin, aunts and uncles Elaine and Rolley Joselyn and Steve and Carolyn Rhodes, niece Emerald Striplin and husband Richard, and her great-nieces Melody and Audrey Striplin, and mother-in-law Evelyn Franklin.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Pastor Steve Terry officiating and Pastor Kim Hudson assisting. Burial to follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Hanson.

Visitation will be from 4pm until 7pm Monday and from 9am until the funeral hour Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are her sons, uncle, nephew, Richard Striplin and brothers-in-law, John Franklin and Jeff Franklin

Memorial contributions may be made in Darlene's memory to Pritchetts Chapel and Earlington First Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com.

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