Carl J. Frazier Sr., 72, of East Ridge, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 15, 2003, at East Ridge Hospital.
He was born in Bessemer, Ala., but had lived his entire life in East Ridge. He was a member of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church.
He also was a lifetime member of Whorley Lodge 601 F&AM and a lifetime member of the Scottish Rite Bodies. He was a retired brick mason.
Mr. Frazier served and was honorably discharged from the United States Navy, having served in the Philippines in World War II. He later served two tours with the Navy Reserves.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Dunbar Frazier; his parents, Delmar and Zemelee Frazier; and a brother, Robert G. Frazier.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell D. Frazier; daughters, Elaine Frazier McGee of Chattanooga and Kelly Doreen LeRoy of Birchwood; sons, Carl Frazier Jr. of Fayetteville, Ga., Tommy Lee Prueitt Jr. of Harrison, Christopher Prueitt Swafford of Georgetown, James David Boatner of Hixson; 10 grandchildren, Chad Frazier and Beth Frazier, Melissa Kuberg, Tiffany Bollinger and Tracie Bollinger, Mathew Prueitt and Jeremy Prueitt, Tommy Wayne Green, Tyler Swafford and Tristan Swafford; two great-grandsons, Cole Kuberg and Madison Kuberg; previous wife, Sylvia Frazier; one brother, Eugene Frazier of Hixson; and two sisters, Betty Fulghum of Georgia and Dorothy Whitecotton, also of Georgia; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnell Maples officiating.
Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.