Rose Louise Franklin
Funeral services for Rose Louise Franklin, 65, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Robert Carey, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.Franklin died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.She was born Jan. 29, 1948, in Sweetwater. She married Ruben L. Franklin in 1993, in Sweetwater.Rose lived in Sweetwater most of her life and was a homemaker. She attended Mt. Rose Baptist Church in Sweetwater.Survivors include her daughter, Berthenia Washington of Stamford; son, Robert Collins of Sweetwater; sister, Wanda Jean Gray of Fort Worth; brothers, Tommy Lee Monroe of Sweetwater, Kenneth Monroe of Odessa and Farris Monroe of Abilene; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaiah and Virginia Booker Monroe; husband, Ruben L. Franklin; daughter, Darlene Washington; brothers, Ben A. Monroe and Jessie Monroe; and a sister, Maybelline Monroe.Pallbearers will be Jamie McCoy, Michael Green, Robert Carey, Jr., Quincy Garrett, Elvis Garrett and Wayne Hunt, Jr.