Patricia Diane Frakes

Born in Nashville, TN on December 10, 1937

Departed on January 3, 2018 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Patricia Diane Frakes, 80, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Born December 10, 1937 in Nashville, she was the daughter of the late Farris and Martha (Brown) Coursey. She lived in East Nashville until moving to Goodlettsville in the late 1970’s. For many years Diane worked as a Supervisor for Cutters Exchange which later became Singer. Most recently she had worked in the dental office of her brother-in-law, Dr. Grady Bryant. She possessed a strong sense of family and was a devoted grandmother. A true Christian woman, Diane had been an active participant of the First Baptist Church, Goodlettsville. She was a hard worker who did so in a quiet way and was also known to be extremely kind and dependable. Diane is survived by her children, Karen L. Thompson and her husband Stan, and Farris Scott Frakes; two grandchildren, Talon Coursey Bell and Caitlin Morgan Frakes; and her two sisters; Gayle Coursey Bryant and her husband Grady, and Carole Coursey Prendergast and her husband Larry; and nieces and nephews. Visitation for Diane will be held Sunday from noon to 2 PM followed by a Life Celebration Service at 2 PM. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 AM at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

5 Comments to Patricia Diane Frakes

  1. Jane Stephanchick
    January 5, 2018 8:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. I truly enjoyed working with Diane and will always remember her as a sweet gentle soul. May her love for you live forever in your memories and bring you comfort.

  2. Janie Tantisook
    January 6, 2018 9:47 pm

    My heart goes out to the most beautiful and fruitful spirit she has raised named Karen. She is my kindred spirit and I am thankful for Diane and what she has given me. Janie who lives the musical mind.

  3. Marie Few
    January 7, 2018 8:59 pm

    Scott, my love and prayers go out to you and your family. Your Mom was a very precious lady. She will be greatly missed.
    Love
    Marie Few

  4. Rita Jones
    January 31, 2018 11:46 pm

    So sorry, for your loss. I used to work with Scott at the old Nashville Memorial. Saw the obituary and since you were the only Frakes I ever knew, I read the Obit. Remember meeting her once at a party you had at your home and remember she was a very nice lady. Lord that was almost 40 years ago.Haven’t seen any of you all I used to work with in 25 years at least. Hope otherwise you are well.I am retired now and doing the wife and empty nester thing with my husband! It’s all good. Condolences to your family!

    Sincerely, Rita Hall Jones

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