Memorial Services for Mrs. Mary Ward Franklin Mauldin, 94, of West Monroe, LA, will be held at a later date in June.
Mrs. Mauldin was born January 31, 1928 and passed away April 3, 2022. She attended business school for 2 years, then she was a dental assistant in Minden and Monroe. After that, she worked at Howard Brothers, as a bookkeeper and that is when she met Hubert Mauldin and they were married, and she became a homemaker. Mrs. Mauldin was a member of Highland Baptist Church, where she was very active and taught the 3-year-old Sunday School class for many years. She loved cooking sweets and taking them to her friends and the church office, where they called her “Saint Mary”.
Mrs. Mauldin was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Mauldin; father, Oscar Ward Franklin; mother, Annie Mae Donnell Franklin; sister, Flores Franklin Randall; brother, Bill Franklin; and grandson, Kenneth Cook.
Survivors include her children, Alice Sporl and husband Philip, Linda Kay Milliken, Leon Duchesne and wife Marilyn, and Sharryn Mauldin Spillers; two stepsons, John Mauldin and Joe Mauldin; grandchildren, Christi Sporl, Philip Sporl, Peter Sporl, Tyrone Milliken, Judge Milliken and wife Brandy; Nicole Newton and husband Todd, Michelle Duchesne, Tammy Fletcher and husband Jay, Richard Cook and wife Brandi, Myung M. McCarty and husband Mickeal, and Milia M. Silvia and husband Brian; great grandchildren, Aiden Massey, Alison Newton, Ashley Newton, Ariana Milliken, Maye Carlson, Myers Carlson, Kayleigh Milliken, Alana McGee, Layla McGee, Raven Sporl, Chloe Singley, Chandler Singley, Savannah Kyle and husband Nick, Victoria Fletcher, Katie Cook, Clara Cook, Carley Cook, Kenneth Ray Cook, Kade Cook, Ella McCarty, Ethan McCarty, Eli McCarty, Elyssa McCarty, Miya Silvia, and Mikayla Silvia; great-great grandchildren, Adileen Kyle, Thomas Kyle and Roman Girtman.