Elizabeth Jean Frala, age 80 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Columbia, Mo. surrounded by family.
She was born on August 22, 1938 in New Madrid County, Mo. the daughter of Valentine Richard and Mildred Lurene (Holder) Frala.
Jean grew up near Sikeston, Mo. and graduated from Gray Ridge High School.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for several loan companies in Sikeston before moving to the Jefferson City area to be closer to her family. She worked closely with her brother’s accounting firm, Ronald L. Frala, CPA, as a bookkeeper for many years. Most importantly, Jean was an extremely caring person and took great pride in being the caregiver to both her parents when their health began to suffer.
A woman of deep faith, Jean was a member of First Assembly of God. In her free time, she enjoyed cross stitching and had a passion for music. In her younger years, she even traveled sharing her beautiful singing voice with others.
Survivors include: her three siblings, Lois Jones of Jefferson City, Mo., Ron Frala of Jefferson City, Mo. and the Reverend Dr. Terry Frala and his wife Marie of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; four nephews, Steven Scott Foreman, Travis Eric Wood, Brian Christopher Frala and John Mark Frala; one niece, Mary Elisabeth Lewis; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John Richard Frala; and one sister-in-law, Debbie Frala.
Private graveside services and interment will be held at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens with her brother, the Reverend Dr. Terry Frala officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to First Assembly of God. 1900 State Hwy C, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.