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Born May 29, 1924 in Wood County, Ohio to Elmer and Katie (Stolz) Franklin, passed away on November 22, 2016 at the age of 92. Mary was the youngest of 8 children. She was a resident of Mason for 90 years, a member of the Eastern Star (OES), and the First United Methodist Church of Mason. She was also a member of the Mason Women's Club and the Monday Morning Coffee Divas
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, Hugh in 2007; and 7 siblings. Surviving to cherish her memory are her 2 daughters, Cyndi (Dick) Cummings, Debbie (Kory) Deason; 6 grandchildren, Caitlin (Greg) Hall, Ashley (Andy) Tauscher, Ben Cummings, Kiley (Sarah Monks) Deason, and Nick Deason; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church of Mason, 201 E. Ash St., Mason, MI 48854. Please be sure to wear pink to celebrate Mary's life. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 South Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813.