Franklin, Evylin P.|
Evylin Pierce Franklin, 90, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, August 30, 2015. Evylin was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert Taylor Franklin II, and by daughter Sue Franklin Poe. Mrs. Franklin is survived by son Robert ("Robin") Taylor Franklin III of Fort McDowell, daughter Becky Franklin Rodrigues of Manhattan Beach, and five grandchildren. In her professional life, Evylin received both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education from ASU, was a classroom teacher in Phoenix area schools for 15 years, and a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, the international honorary organization for women educators. In her personal life, her greatest joy was in the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren. A memorial service for Evylin will take place at 10:00 am Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th Street, Phoenix 85020. Evylin's wishes were that donations be made to
at hov.org or the
at cancer.org instead of sending flowers. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2015