Diana Fay Franklin Adams Born and raised in San Francisco, California, MS Adams died, December 7, 2012, after an illness.
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The loving partner of Russell Hutchinson, she leaves behind son Anthony D. Franklin, daughter Martha L. Harrell, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Roosevelt C. Franklin, Kuwaza Imara, Vernon Arnold Franklin, and sister Gloria Jean Wright, and many family and friends.
Ms. Adams dedicated her life to education. Her passion was educating and nurturing young people, inspiring them to achieve their dreams and realize their potential.
Her love of God was also a strong inspirational part of her life. Ms. Adams was dedicated to her spiritual life and growth. She was an active member of Unity Church in San Leandro, and most recently was attending Kingdom Builders Church in Oakland, California.
The quiet hour is scheduled for Monday, December 17, 2012, from 4 to 8 PM at the Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, California. The funeral is scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at 11 AM at St. Benedict's Church, 2245 82nd Avenue, Oakland California.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Dec. 16, 2012