Tralucia W. “Lou” Franklin
Tralucia W. “Lou” Franklin, 88, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, April 13, 2012 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born January 26, 1924 to William and Tralucia (Proctor) Walden Argubright in Slater, Missouri.
She married Robert E. Franklin December 24, 1940. He preceded her in death March 31, 2002.
Mrs. Franklin received her degree in Social Work from Missouri Western State University and worked for the Division of Family Services. She also managed the Moila Pool.
Lou was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, DAR, and MWSC-Alumnus.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Louise Butts; granddaughters, Katie Savidge-Kluge and Tralou Chastain.
Survivors: son, Bill Franklin (Margie), Lake Ozark, Missouri; daughter, Karen (Mimi) Savidge (Boomer), Village of the Oaks, Missouri; daughter, Lucia Chastain, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; daughter, Susan Roth (Bob), St. Joseph; daughter, Jeannie Franklin, St. Joseph; daughter, Cyndi Michalski, St. Joseph; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Monday. The Family suggests memorial gifts to MWSU Foundation and Moila Transportation Fund.