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Don Stanley Frazier, 79, passed away at his home Wednesday afternoon, April 12, 2017, surrounded by family. Don was born to Lewis and Rachel Frazier on Dec. 31, 1937, in Prairie Township, Indiana. He married his wife of almost 52 years, Marcie Bowers, on April 18, 1965.
Don worked for 21 years at Chrysler before moving to Tennessee, where he worked for the City of Gatlinburg for 19 years and retired. Don and Marcie moved back to Indiana afterward to be near family. He was a member of Honey Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed painting and making birdhouses. Don loved to sing, especially gospel songs, and would sing at nursing homes with the Southern Sounds Group. Don loved to garden, and to make and can jelly.
Don is survived by his wife, Marcie; son, Don Jr., Concord, North Carolina; stepson, Mike (Karen Edmonds) Fisher, Kokomo; granddaughter raised in the home, Brandi (Matt) Mihalek, Sevierville, Tennessee; granddaughters, Stacie, Rachel, Jennifer, and Hayley; grandson, Michael; great-granddaughters, Ally, Chloe, and Harper; great-grandsons, Jackson, Jayden, and Bryer; brother, Paul (Jean) Frazier, Kokomo; and sister, Addie Houser, Dalton, Georgia.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank, Charlie, Roy, Hanley, Arthur, Delmar, and Jack; and sisters, Grace, Wanda, and Deane.
Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel. A service will follow at 1 p.m., officiated by Chaplain Dennis Chapman. Don will be laid to rest at Albright Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org.
Published on  April 14, 2017
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