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Services to honor and celebrate the life of Mary Marie Franklin will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Wards Grove Cemetery, Foyil. Mary passed away June 17, 2016 at the age of 88. Services have been entrusted to Rice Funeral Service.
Mary Marie Rose was born June 15, 1928 in Benedict, Kansas to Mark and Edith (Gamble) Rose.
She married Wilburn Franklin Feb. 9, 1946 in an Independence, Kansas ceremony. To this union four children were born: Bill, Ronald Dean, Donald Gene and Patricia Ann.
Mary is survived by her son, Bill Franklin of Oologah; daughter-in-law, Shirley Franklin of Adair, the wife of the late Ronald Franklin; grandchildren, Pam Rudolph and husband, Michael of Claremore, Kyle Franklin and wife, Joanie of Oologah, Paula Thomas and husband, Kris of Claremore, Jodie Franklin, and Penny Wright and husband, Morgan of Claremore; numerous great grandchildren; brothers, Eddie Rose of Claremore, and Buck Rose of Foyil.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wilburn Franklin; sons, Ronald and Donald; daughter, Patricia; sister, Jayce Kellehan and brother, Billy Rose.
Published on June 20, 2016
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