Father of Wright Shaw Frazier
|Funeral services were held at the Smykil Home for Funerals, at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, for George Buris Frazier, 76, who died Sunday at his home here [111 South Sales, Anamosa] following a lingering illness. Mr. Frazier was one of Jones county's best-known citizens, having been for many years president of the former Niles and Watters Savings bank.
Rev. B. T. Schwab, pastor of the Anamosa Congregational church, was in charge of sevices, and interment was in Riverside cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were William Hale, W. K. Pearson, Wm. Hogan, and H. H. Soper. Casket bearers were Albert Ament, W. W. Buckner, M. C. Crispin, B. F. Erb, A. N. Trevarthen and A. L. Remley.
A native of Nevada, Mr. Frazier came to Anamosa in 1915. Graduated from Iowa State college, he taught school at Butte, Mont., and Jewell, Ia., then established a bank at Breda in 1890.
He was married at Breda in 1892 to Belle Jones, who survives with two daughters, Mrs. K. L. Johnston of Oskaloosa and Mrs. Marguerite Moore of Des Moines; one son, W. S. Frazier of Anamosa; a brother, William J. Frazier of Berkeley, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. A. A. Ashby of Sioux City. He was a member of the Masonic lodge, Knights Templar, and of the Knights of Pythias.
Submitted by: Emily Terrell
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