Funeral service for Mary Dale “Pete” Fronabarger, formerly of Oak Ridge, was held Sunday, March 21, 2021, at 2 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The Rev. Cody Fleenor officiated. Interment followed in Goshen Cemetery in Oak Ridge.
Mary, 95, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, where she had been a resident for several years. She was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Millersville, daughter of Samuel D. and Allyne Wise Jones. She and Glenn Wilson Fronabarger were married April 25, 1947, in Jackson. He passed away Oct. 9, 2004.
Mary and Glenn had been members of First Baptist Church in Oak Ridge all of their married life. She worked many years at the Jackson Hosiery Mill and worked in the cafeteria at Oak Ridge School for many years.
Loving survivors include a son, Glenn Wayne (Marilyn) Fronabarger of Oak Ridge, two grandchildren, Darin (Jessica) Fronabarger and Kelly (Jonathan) Tucker of Oak Ridge, three great-grandchildren, Preston and Josie Fronabarger and Alyss Tucker, three brothers, J.W. (the late Mary) Jones of Jackson, Tom (the late Vanita) Jones of Fruitland, and Michael Jones of Kansas City, three sisters, Hazel (the late Eugene) Seabaugh of Jackson, Betty (Melvin) Riehn and Dean (the late Lyman) Craft, both of Millersville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Fronabarger and a sister, Helen Haupt.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Oak Ridge Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.