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“Aunt Rose always had good thoughts of Mary Franklin. Sorry to the family for their loss. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: carol mullinix gardner - albia, IA

“Prayers to the family. Mary was a good friend of my mothers.Maryjean Franklin Remmark. ”
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Mary Lynette Franklin Stiles, 81, of Eddyville passed away January 21, 2016, at the MHP Serenity Hospice House in Oskaloosa.

She was born to Lynie W. and Elma (Gordon) Klein on June 16, 1934. She was united in marriage to George Franklin Jr. on June 16, 1956. To this union 3 children were born Lynn Rene, Georgia Diane and William Lewis. George passed away on September 21, 2004. On June 21, 2010, she was united in marriage to Charles Stiles.

Mary is survived by her husband, Charles Stiles; a daughter, Lynn (Gary) Kaser; a son, William "Billy" Franklin; her grandchildren, Michael Franklin, Eric Doyle, and Jacklyn Carlo; a cousin, Kay Richards; her nieces, Fran (Alan) Katko and Janet DeMoss; a step-daughter, Pamela (Don) Patrick; and special friends, Myrta, Joan, Katherine, Theresa and Becky.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; her parents, Lynie and Elma; husband, George Franklin Jr; a daughter, LCDR Diane G. Franklin, a brother, Lewis Klein; her nieces, Katie Elma Klein and Virginia Davis; and a cousin, Marcella Gray.

As was her wish Mary's body has been cremated and there are no services planned at this time.