Gloria Jean Frisby

November 30, 1936June 30, 2019

Gloria Jean Griffin Frisby, 82, of El Dorado went to her heavenly home on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 7:30pm at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 30, 1936 to George D. and Cecil Brantley Griffin in Strong, AR.

She loved being a full time homemaker. She was known for her amazing ability for southern cooking and hospitality. Her life was caring for her family. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, and loving on her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She cared deeply for her church family at Urbana Church of Christ where she was a member for over 40 years.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, William J. “Bill” Frisby.

Survivors include a son, David Frisby (Mary Beth) of El Dorado, AR, daughter, Pamela Nale (Dodson) of El Dorado, AR, two brothers, Jerry Griffin (Judy) of Pine Bluff, AR and Earl Griffin (Juanita) of Strong, AR, one sister, Jo Ann Mitchell of Santa Fe, Texas, one grandson, Richard Frisby (Norma) of Springdale, AR, and two granddaughters, Elizabeth Nations (Eric) of El Dorado, AR and Julie Hill (Chad) of Lawton, OK and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2019 at Urbana Church of Christ in Urbana, Arkansas with Bro. Tommy Bennett and Bro. Paul Dunn officiating. Burial will follow at Urbana Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. The family will be at 239 Frisby Rd. in El Dorado.

Memorials may be made to the Berean Children’s Home, P. O. Box 1009, Brookhaven, MS 39602.

An online registry will be available


  • Kenny Webb
  • Billy Harris
  • Chris Webb
  • Chase Webb
  • Christian Webb
  • Brian Todd


  • Visitation Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Interment Friday, July 5, 2019


Gloria Jean Frisby

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Johnny Herring

July 5, 2019

Loved Mrs. Gloria, she was the sweetest lady. Praying for yall during this time of grief.
Johnny R. Herring

Stanley & Susie Curl

July 5, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you today as you grieve the loss of your loved one.

Jenna Beth Blair

July 4, 2019

I’m so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to the family.
May all your memories be cherished & not forgotten. Hugs and prayers.

Phil Herring

July 3, 2019

So sorry for your loss. So many great memories of her and her family. My mom and dad loved to go and visit with them almost every week. She would fix us all a big bowl of popcorn. She will be missed by many.

Terry & Betty Williams

July 2, 2019

Sorry for your loss our Prayers are with you.

Charles & Betty K Wilson

July 2, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every member of Ms. Glory’s family. Ms. Glory has always had such a beautiful smile and kind voice.

Tammy Nash Roberson

July 2, 2019

My love and prayers to the family. Ms Gloria was a lady easy to love. She brightened my path each time we met. My life was truly enriched by having her as a friend!!