Nellie Smith Frasier

Published 3:58 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Nellie Smith Frasier, 81, of Groves, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016. She was born on June 3, 1934, in Arcadia, to Josephine King Smith and John Fears Smith.

Nellie enjoyed gardening, fishing, and being a mother to all.

Survivors include her daughters, Sandra Breaux Chapman of Groves; Sharon Frasier Lilly and her husband, Danny, of Timpson; and Cynthia Frasier Montana of Groves; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be especially missed by her faithful Chihuahua, Friday.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

She was preceded in death by first husband, James Ray Breaux; husband of fifty years, Captain Ted Frasier; parents, Doc and Edie Smith; sons, Farrell, Doug, and Larry Frasier; three brothers; and two sisters.

A gathering of Mrs. Frasier’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, County Road 1470, Center.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Frasier’s memory to American Cancer Society, #4 Bayou Brandt, Suite B, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

Complete and updated information may be found at: