Mildred Loraine Frakes, 75, of Carrollton, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at Carroll House.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton, with Rev. Ken Prewitt officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Park Cemetery, Carrollton. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions be made to family's choice in memory of Mrs. Frakes. They may be left at, or mailed to, Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton, MO 64633. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gibsonfunerals.com.
She was born May 15, 1932, in Waverly, the daughter of William and Muriel (Ash) Persinger. She graduated from Waverly High School. On Nov. 7, 1947, she married James Lincoln Frakes in Waverly. He preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 2005. Mildred was a member of Waverly Baptist Church. She had worked for F.M. Stamper Company and retired after 20 years of service at Marshall Habilitation Center.
She is survived by two sons, Floyd James "Jimmie" Frakes of Carrollton and Raymond Michael "Sam" Frakes of Bosworth; four sisters, Mae Scribner, Vivian Sales, Ellen Winfrey and Betty Parker, all of Kansas City; one brother, John Persinger of Kansas City; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Lloyd Wayne "Buddy" Frakes; two grandsons; one great-grandson; and two brothers, Bobby Persinger and Jack Persinger.