Deborah Kay Frakes, 66, of Middletown, passed away December 6, 2022, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. A memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2022, from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.
Deborah was born March 10, 1956, in Springfield, IL., the daughter of Richard and Mabel (Wilson) Skelton. She married Donald T. Frakes on September 25, 1986. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2022. Deb loved being from a big family. She enjoyed cookouts and family gatherings and any chance she got to be with her kids, grandkids, and her siblings. She enjoyed murder mysteries, being in the pool in the summer, and sitting at her kitchen table drinking coffee and playing games on her phone.
Survivors include her children: Christina (Joseph) Walker, Jaime Williams, and James (Anna) Williams; 11 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, and siblings: Dick Skelton, Jackie Poole, Rusty Skelton, Carol Renfro, Tim Skelton, and Kelly Hoffert. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and several siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.