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Obituary: Anna Margaret Frantum 1913 - 2013

Anna Margaret Frantum

Anna Margaret Frantum

Anna Margaret Frantum, “Granny,” 99, of Camp Verde, AZ, went to be with her Lord on a beautiful Sunday morning, February 17, 2013.

Anna was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She lived in Maryland until 1952, when she and her family moved to Phoenix. In addition to raising 10 children, Anna owned her own tailoring shop and later worked with the RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program). She also organized toy parties for underprivileged kids and was honored by the City of Phoenix eight different years. She was a Past Honored Queen of Job’s Daughters and a lifetime member of Eastern Star. Anna retired and moved to Camp Verde in 1985.

Anna was a member of the Camp Verde United Methodist Church for 27 years and has been a member of their sewing circle and The United Methodist Women. She enjoyed reading, working jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, gardening and the Phoenix Suns. Anna is survived by 8 children - Herberta, Robert, Anna, Deloris, John, Linda, Lillian, Jane; 25 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Anna is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Frantum, her brother Bud Preston, sister Lillian Sweeten, her daughter, Nancy and sons Gordon and Frank.

Visitation will be held at Camp Verde United Methodist Church on February 22, 2013 from 10:30-12. The funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Mark Staten will be officiating. Burial will follow the funeral at Clear Creek Cemetery immediately after the services.

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