Obituary of Rebecca Franklin

Rebecca Mae Franklin, age 64, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Sunday, October 24, 2021, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas. She was born June 5, 1957 in Grandview, Missouri the daughter of William and Anne Holt. She graduated from Grandview High School. Rebecca married Howard Franklin in March of 1982, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was self-employed, and worked many small jobs to help take care of her family. Rebecca enjoyed knitting and spending time with her family, mainly the grandkids.

Rebecca is survived by her husband, Howard of the home; a son William Franklin, and fiancé Carrie, of Fort Scott; grandchildren, Christiphor Franklin, Cory Franklin, Corbin Franklin, and Liam Franklin; step-grandchildren, Bryson Hall and Blakelynn Gray. She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant daughter, Christi Michelle Franklin.

There was cremation. A celebration of like will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Rebecca Franklin Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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