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Viola Ferguson Frazier

Viola Ferguson Frazier, 98, of Pikeville passed away on September 10, 2012 at Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital.

She was born on June 12, 1914 to the late, Ed and Stella Myers Ferguson. She became a member of the Mt. Crest United Methodist Church in June of 1933, where she was very active. She served as a Sunday School and youth teacher, and was a member of the choir. She was vice president of the United Methodist Women’s Group for 13 years.

Ms. Viola, as she was affectionately known, was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Frazier; daughters-in-law, Lucille Frazier and Jean Frazier; brothers, Joe Ferguson and Mitchel Ferguson; and  sisters, Cora Collins, Berta Ewing, and Luella Hixson.

She is survived and will be missed by her four sons, Dennis Frazier and Ed Frazier, both of Pikeville, and Horace (Geraldine) Frazier and Douglas (Annette) Frazier, both of Murfreesboro; six grandsons, Greg Frazier of Pikeville, Gary (Glenda) Frazier of Dalton, Georgia, Michael Frazier of Smyrna, Mitchel (Lee Ann) Frazier, Timothy (Tracy) Frazier, and Douglas C. Frazier, all of Murfreesboro; four granddaughters, Karen (Brian) Williamson, and Karla Simmons, both of Pikeville, Kathy (David) Wilson, of Stafford, Virginia, and Holly (Teddy) Williams of Dayton; four great-granddaughters, Kalli and Karli Wilson, and Ashley and Kelsey Frazier; seven great-grandsons, Dennis Ray, Adam, Brad, Justin, Chase, Griffen  Frazier, and Patrick Williams; three brothers, John (Jean) Ferguson of Dunlap, Marshall (Lois) Ferguson of Gap, Pennsylvania, and Virgil (Grace) Ferguson of Crossville; several cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

A celebration of Ms. Viola’s life will be held in the Mt. Crest United Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13. She will be laid to rest in the Hollis and Viola Frazier Memorial Garden.

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Arrangements were made by Pikeville Funeral Home of Pikeville.

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