- September 5, 1943 - March 23, 2012
- Collins, Iowa
of Maryle's Passing
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“I love you grandma you were an amazing person with a huge heart. You influenced my life in so many way. I am happy for the times we had together....Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Beau Franklin - sedalia, MO
“So sorry to hear of Maryle's passing. She was a great neighbor all those years and a wonderful mother. I'm so sorry for your loss.
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy (Hugen) Rush - MO
“My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Maryle was like a mother to me growing up. Some of my fondest memories are with her and your...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Joanie Hampton Reece - Omaha , NE
“For your loss we grieve. God's speed.
4 of 15 | Posted by: Lorianne Robison - friend
“All my love and prayers to all of the family. I am so sorry for your loss.
5 of 15 | Posted by: Sonya (Walton) Wickersham - NE
“I will always cherish the memories I have of Maryle I love her and the whole Sexton-Franklin family. At one time in my life she was like a second...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Cammy Fillenwarth Gilmore - MO
“I know we are "LONG LOST" cousin, but I have very fond memories of you. I have regrets of not getting to see other again. R.I.P Maryle....you will...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Gilpatrick Burrell - IA
“You all are in my thoughts! What a Great Lady! She will be missed! Luv you Maryle.
8 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy (Heidemann) Bailey - IA
“Maryle had always treated my family as a part of her family. She had a huge heart of gold, and embodied the word "Mom". She was a grand lady, who...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jan Kendall
“Maryle's sweet smile will be missed on earth, but is brightening heaven even as we speak. Prayers for the family.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jodi Girard - Collins, IA
“You are in the best of hands now and at peace. We are so very lucky to have had you in our lives. You are always in our hearts....no matter how much...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Todd, Aimee, Kaitlyn, & Trinten - MO
“R.I.P Aunt maryle. You are no longer suffering and are with some your long gone loved ones! Give my mom a big hug and kiss for me! Love you so much!...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Mindy Sexton - red oak, IA
“My Grandma was the strongest woman Ive know. She has taught me many great things. I will miss you so much Grandma! Looking forward to seeing you...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer - Granddaughter
“She was a major influence and a great role model. No one can match her on her strength and will power that she had. She will always be rembered for...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Nathaniel White - Indianapolis, IN
“I will always remember our first meeting at Ashton Chapel when she came to know the Lord in a close way. From then on we have been friends and did so...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Leo E. Draegert - Baxter, IA
Maryle Franklin, 68, of Collins passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, at her home in Collins, surrounded by her loving family.
Maryle was born September 5, 1943, in Albany, Missouri to Beldon and Enned (Howe) Parks. On July 13, 1972, she married David Franklin. Maryle worked with Dave at Jon Top Distributing, a countertop business that they owned and was a member of the Maxwell Christian Church. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, reading and camping. Above all else, Maryle loved being with her eight children and their families, which included 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Maryle is survived by her husband Dave of Collins; her children, Cindy (Craig) Mitchell of Collins, Mike (Kristi Powers) Sexton of Woodward, Rhonda Day and her fiancé Craig Presley, Ron (Amy) Franklin of Sedalia, MO, Juli (David) White of Indianapolis, IN, Todd (Becky) Sexton of Collins, Reverend Doug (Nicole) Franklin of Trenton, MO, and Bob (Anne) Franklin of Nashville, TN; her sister, Carol Bridger of Platte City, MO; her brothers, Larry Parks of Albany, MO and Ron (Sandy) Parks of Charleston, SC; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Maryle was preceded in death by her parents and a great-grandson, Logan Goettsch.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada, 1418 Fawcett Parkway. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the Maxwell Christian Church with Pastor Tom Lee, officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Collins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Maxwell Christian Church.
Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements.