Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Kenneth Ellem Frazier

Born: 2/20/1939

Died: 5/13/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Kenneth Ellem Frazier, 65, of Hopewell, Texas, passed away May 13, 2004, in the Paris Regional Medical Center. He was born February 20, 1939, in Nashoba, Oklahoma, the son of Eslin Nelson and Lillie Mae (Taylor) Frazier. He graduated in 1959 from Clayton High School in Clayton, Oklahoma, where he was active in athletics and was an assistant coach for the girls’ basketball team his senior year. He served three tours of duty in Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army and receiving a Purple Heart, a Vietnam Service Ribbon and a Combat Infantry Ribbon, both with clusters. He then graduated from PJC, receiving a degree in Construction Applications.

He was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Donna Frazier; three brothers, Virgil Frazier, David Frazier and Darrell Frazier; and two sisters, Lula Frazier and Sandra Kay Frazier.

Survivors include his children, Kenneth Frazier Jr. and Chris Bills, both of Hopewell, and Amanda Frazier of Paris, Texas; his mother, Lillian Frazier of Deport, Texas; four brothers, Leonard Buck Frazier of Deport, Austin Frazier and Allen Frazier, both of Paris, and James Frazier of Mesquite, Texas; four sisters, Lillian Lee Kincaid of Deport, Linda Frazier and Brenda Dudley, both of Paris and Terry Hood of Irving, Texas; five grandchildren, Kaitlin, Lauren and Eslin Benjamin Frazier and Madison and Raven Frazier.