Avanell Frazier
July 27, 1939 - July 29, 2012
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Avanell Frazier

Avanell “Granny” Frazier age 73 of Dardanelle passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 27, 1939 in Mount Judea, Arkansas to Duey and Bessie (Riddle) Sexton. She was a Christian who had a passion for life that impacted so many lives through the years. She loved sewing, cooking, working in her flower beds and going to the beauty shop every Friday at 4:30. On the weekends she loved to go to yard sales and she never passed up a good thrift store. She was “Granny” to all those who loved and knew her. “Granny” loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and all the little ones she kept through the years. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Eugene, James, and Guy Sexton; two sisters, Jewell Campbell and Christine Heath.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Loyd Frazier of Dardanelle; two daughters, Glenda Osterhout and husband Ronald of Ola, Brenda Howell and husband Kenny of Dardanelle; son, Mikel Frazier and wife Angela of Russellville; grandchildren, Ronald Osterhout, Jr. of Danville, Jennifer Osterhout of Ola, Samantha Souriyavong of Ola, Morgan Frazier of Russellville, Kaden Watson of Dardanelle; four great-grandchildren, Matthew Jones, Isabella Esquivel, Ronald Esquivel, and Joshua Lara; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00a.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. John David Keeling officiating. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle. Visitation will be held Tuesday, from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the chapel.

Pallbearers include Ronald Osterhout, Jr., Daniel Freeman, Daniel Coleman, Andy Cochran, Steve Edwards, and Steven Khamsourivong.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, 800 Marshall St., Slot 661, Little Rock, AR 72202.

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Wednesday August 1, 2012, 11:00a.m. at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel
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Tuesday July 31, 2012, 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. at Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel
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