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  • Mary Ann (Frakes) Jones

  • Mary Ann (Frakes) Jones, 77, of Girard, died Wednesday evening November 21, 2012 at her residence in Girard.  She was in her usual health and death was unexpected.

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  • Mary Ann (Frakes) Jones, 77, of Girard, died Wednesday evening November 21, 2012 at her residence in Girard.  She was in her usual health and death was unexpected.
    She was born May 8, 1935 at Girard, a daughter of Jerry and Eula (Hendricks) Buckle.  She grew up and attended schools in Girard and graduated from Girard High School.
    She worked at Bob’s Grill, Zettle’s Bakery, and for over 20 years at the Eastside Cafe, all of Girard.
    She married Robert N. “Tubb” Frakes on September 28, 1953 in Girard.  He preceded her in death on March 14, 1983.  She married Harold Brooks on June 9, 1985 in Girard.  He preceded her in death on March 11, 1996.  She married Donald R. Jones on July 1, 1998 in Girard.  He preceded her in death August 25, 2011.
    She was of the Baptist Faith.  She enjoyed motorcycle riding, yard work and gardening, Polka music, dancing, bowling and she was an avid Willie Nelson fan.
    Survivors are her children Debbie Frakes of Girard, Steve Frakes and his wife Deb of Girard, Bob Frakes of Girard, Jim Frakes and his wife Bev of Girard, and Geri Lynn Burns and her husband John  of Garmisch, Germany; her mother, Eula Buckle of Girard; her grandchildren Stanley Wayman, Jennifer Barnes, Michael Burns, Chad Frakes, Braden Frakes, and Kara Smith; her great-grandchildren Michael Welch, Hailey Welch, Amethyst Wayman, Ava Frakes, and Madelynn Smith; her sister Sally Rogers of Waldron, Arkansas; her brothers Jerry Buckle and his wife Shirley of Girard and Joe Buckle of Girard.
    She was preceded in death by an infant son, Mark Frakes, her father, and a brother, Dick Buckle.
    Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Pastor Rick Prideaux officiating.   Burial will be in Myers Cemetery southwest of Girard.
    The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home where friends may call after 10:00 a.m., Monday.
    Memorials are suggested to the SEK Humane Society and these may be left at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W St. John, Box 258, Girard, 66743.
    Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com
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