Mary Anne Franklin, 72, of College Station passed away on December 18, 2014 with cremation services provided by Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Crematory. A celebration of her life is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday March 1 at Lake Bryan.
Mary Anne was a 1961 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, and then graduated from Oklahoma State University at Stillwater. With a passion for education, she earned a M.S.A. from Notre Dame University and in 1999 an Ed.D. from the University of Houston. She served as a nursing facility administrator and as an educator in allied health science programs in universities, including the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in Benton, Texas.
Survivors include her sons, Eric Fraim of Santa Cruz, Calif., Luke and Walter Witosky of San Antonio; as well as her father, Ted E. Franklin, D.V.M. of College Station; a sister, Betty Franklin Harrelson of Erie, Colo.; two brothers, Joseph W. Franklin, M.D. of Independence, and John E. Franklin D.V.M., Lynchburg Va. Also surviving are her four beloved grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
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