Pearl Pierce Frazee 11-1994 Submitted by: Tim Dotterer
The funeral for Pearl Pierce Frazee, 93, was at 10:30 AM Monday at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Gary Hornish officiating. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery, directed by Goodwin Funeral Home. She died November 25, 1994, at Cherokee Manor.
She was born November 21, 1901, in Brashear, Missouri, to Orville and Sylvia Gunning Pierce. She graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, and at the age of 16 began teaching in Woodward County schools.
On March 20, 1920, she married David Frazee in Woodward. Both served in the public schools in the Alfalfa County area. She taught at Brooks County School and at Lambert for 19 years. Her teaching career spanned 34 years. She was named Alfalfa County Teacher of the Year in 1958. As a high school English teacher, she was active in local, state and national education Associations. She studied at the University of New Mexico and was a master teacher. She was a member of Cherokee First Christian Church.
Surviving are two adopted daughters, Katherine White of Lindale, Texas, and Betty Simms of Tyler, Texas, and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on December 4, 1992, two brothers, two sisters and one grand daughter.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Cancer Fund.
David E. Frazee 12-1992 Submitted by: Tim Dotterer
The funeral for David E. Frazee, 94, was at 10:30 AM Monday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Gary Hornish officiating. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery directed by Goodwin Funeral Home. He died December 4, 1992.
He was born August 31, 1898, in Amorita to Marty and Ollie Eaton Frazee. He graduated from Cherokee High School and from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He taught school for 15 years and was a superintendent for 15 years at several high schools. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service until he retired in 1968. He married Pearl Pierce in 1920 in Woodward. He was a member of First Christian Church and a 50 – year member of the Cherokee Masonic Lodge.
In addition to his wife, survivors are two daughters, Kay White of Lindale, Texas, and Betty Sims of Tyler, Texas; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by two sisters.
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