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Junice S. Frazier, 87, former Norman resident, passed away on Sunday, July 09, 2017, in Oklahoma City. Nan was beloved by her family. The world has shifted with our loss.
Junice was born on July 17, 1929, in Sweetwater, Texas, to P.M. and Mabel (Reeves) Jeffcoat. She grew up in New Deal Texas, attended school and graduated from there. She married Guy Runnels in 1947, in Lubbock, Texas. She was a car hop at the Hi D Ho, a seamstress for a cleaners, a bookkeeper at Bell's Dairy, all in Lubbock. They had four children. She later married the true love of her life, Richard (Dick) Frazier, Sr. in 1964, in Oklahoma City. Dick was an insurance salesman and part-time music minister at many Baptist churches. They were members of the First Baptist Church in Norman. She was Past President of the Ladies Book Club in Oklahoma City and a volunteer at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. Junice was an avid gardener, loved quilting and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a wonderful loving and caring mother and grandmother. Summers were always special at Frazier Acre. She was a great gardener, snake killer, reunion planner, and cook. She had more spices than McCormick. Her daughter and grand-daughters were often treated to her sewing creations. Yay Nan!
Junice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Frazier; Step-son, Dick Frazier Jr., two children: Gwendalyn Runnels and Michael Runnels; one sister: Audrey Hale; and two brothers: Monroe Jeffcoat and Dalton Jeffcoat.
Junice is survived by two children: actor singer and Papa, Terry Runnels of  Oklahoma City and pharmaceutical salesperson extraordinaire and RN, Candis Watson and her husband, Rick of Dallas; 7 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two brothers: Glen Jeffcoat of Lubbock, TX and Wayne Jeffcoat of Tahoka, TX; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11 am Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Primrose Funeral Service Chapel with Dr. Wade Smith, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery Arrangements have been entrusted to Primrose Funeral Service. Sign the online guestbook at www.primrosefuneralservice.com.
Published on July 10, 2017
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