Kathryn Ann Wright 70 of Springfield, Il. passed away 8:20 PM April 23, 2021 at her family residence, Weldon, IL.


A Celebration of Life will be at a later date at the Roanoke Southern Baptist Church. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL assisted the family with cremation rites.


Kathryn was born July 14, 1950 in Pana, IL the daughter of William Ottis and Anna Lou (Rapp) Franklin.


Survivors include her children, Christy Davis, Weldon, IL and Susan (Russ) Haggard, Sherman, IL; 7 grandchildren, William (Fiancée, Kenzie) Davis, Heather Davis, Amber (Nate) Vaughn, Ryan (Mary Jo) Wright, Barron Haggard, McKenzie Haggard, and Madison Haggard; 10 great grandchildren, Corbin, Allysa, Abigale, Kaelub, Arian, Lily, Spencer, Todd, Hunter, and Liam; siblings, Steve (Sandy) Franklin, Jim Franklin, Arvil Franklin, Bill Franklin, Larry (Margaret) Franklin, Penny Burrell, Evalin (Bill) Woollen, and Missy Franklin.


She was preceded in death by her parents, son, William David Wright, brothers, Bobby and Eddy Franklin.


Kathryn was a member of the Roanoke Southern Baptist Church. She had been a waitress, cook, and CNA. Most recently she was a foster grandparent with One Hope United at Fairview School in Springfield, IL for 8 years. She was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed making jewelry and balloon animals for children. Most of all she loved her family and spending time with them.


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