Eugene C. Franklin
Eugene Clenton Franklin was born May 11, 1948 to Charles and Edna (Hovis) Franklin in Tonawanda, NY, and passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at his home in Niangua, MO.
Eugene attended New Life Revival Church in Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Matthew Franklin; five brothers, Charles Franklin, Rufus Franklin, Sam Franklin, James Franklin, and Mike Franklin; and two sisters, Alice M. Franklin and Carolyn Chainey.
Eugene is survived by his wife, Alice Franklin; two sons, Steven Franklin and Jennifer, Bolivar, MO, and David Franklin and Alisha, Republic, MO; three daughters, Amanda Welch and Jason Mohler, Niangua, MO, Laura Maples and Matthew, Springfield,MO, and Kim VanWinkle and Joseph; 12 grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; 1 step great-grandchild; one brother, Roger Franklin, Ozark, MO; and two sisters, LoAnn Glancy and James, Nixa, MO and Juanita Pruett and Wayne, Springfield, MO.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at New Life Revival Church in Springfield, MO, under the direction of Fraker Funeral Home, Marshfield.