Obituaries: Billy Frazier

Billy Frazier, 86, a retired pastor, died March 19 in Arlington.

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Billy Frazier, 86, March 19 in Arlington. A graduate of Hardin-Simmons University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, he was the pastor of several churches before becoming a Southern Baptist missionary to Brazil. In 1981, he became director of missions for Corpus Christi Baptist Association, where he served until 1994. After retirement, he led the missions program of First Baptist Church in Corpus Christi. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Annita; daughters, Christina Alters and Teresa Hemperley; sons, Billy and Timothy; brother, Kenneth; sister, Jerrilyn Whipple; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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