Obituary for Minerva Gaye Lyons Frazier

Minerva Gaye Lyons Frazier, age 70 of Pulaski passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at her home.

Born August 2, 1951 in Newbern, Virginia she was the daughter of the late Raymond Early Lyons, Sr. & Sarah Lucy Nester Lyons. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Thomas Lloyd Frazier, daughter, Kimberly Fawn Frazier and sister, Charlotte Rosia Lyons Ellis.

She was a long-time nurse, working at the old Pulaski Hospital and the healthcare industry itself over 40 years. She was a member of Memorial Christian Church, Draper.

She is survived by her 

Brothers – Raymond Early (Brenda) Lyons, Jr. – Christiansburg, Isaac (Joyce) Lyons – Pulaski

Sister – Janice Haynes – Christiansburg

Brother-in-law – Ronnie Lee (Teresa) Frazier – Abingdon

Sister-in-law – Emmy Lou Frazier – Pulaski

Like a daughter – Stephanie Miller – Pulaski

Several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews

Private family services will be held at a later date at Newbern Cemetery.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.