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Smoking Joe Frazier

He was born May 25, 1946, in Hoh-enwald, the second oldest of nine children. He was a retiree of the former Goodyear  Tire & Rubber Co. after more than 30 years of employment.
He was preceded in death by his parents, C.A. and Inez Frazier of Lake County; and his brother, Phillip Michael Frazier.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (O’Connor) Frazier of Union City; his daughters and son-in-law, Shannon (Frazier) Norton and Jenny (Frazier) and Craig Lucy, all of Union City; three grandchildren and the spouse of one, Christen Frazier, Brittney and Chris Turnbow and Hunter Lucy, all of Union City; and three great-grandchildren, Sofie Otts, Kylie Turnbow and Khloe Turnbow, all of Union City; six brothers and two sisters-in-law, Wayne and Betty Frazier of Goodsprings, Larry Frazier of South Fulton, Randall Frazier of Newbern, Mark and Deliah Frazier of Bagota, Keith Frazier of Hohenwald and Donnie Frazier of Somerville; and his sister and brother-in-law, Brenda (Frazier) and Dal Henry of McKenzie.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Revs. Melvin Poe and W.D. McCollum officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorials be made to Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope or Calvary Baptist Church’s building fund.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: