Ernest R. Frame, 77, of Lake City, formerly of St. Louis, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Black Oak, he was a retired owner and operator of a trucking enterprise in St. Louis and was a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City, where he served as a deacon for more than 40 years.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Murphy Frame of the home; two sons, Raymond Frame of Lake City and Bruce Frame of Montgomery City, Mo.; a daughter, Bobbie Kassebaum of Edgar Springs, Mo.; three sisters, Ruby Gipson of Pevely, Mo., Bertha Henson of St. Louis and Altha Mae Adams of Pentwater, Mich.; two brothers, Sylvester Frame and Jerry Frame, both of St. Louis; six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Frame; his parents, Andrew Jack and Willie Pearl Hill Frame; a sister and two brothers.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Lake City with the Rev. Scott Miller officiating. Burial was in Monette Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Lake City.
Nephews served as active pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers included the senior men's Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the First Baptist Church of Lake City, Fourth and Carter Streets, Lake City, 72437.