Mary M. Frazier

July 24, 1916August 10, 2013

Mary M. Frazier, age 97, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 6:45 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 24, 1916 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Welcome Melvin Seman and Myrtle (Marker) Brown Cruze. Mary was a homemaker, a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose and VFW Ladies Auxiliary, as well as the Eagles Lodge all in Greenville. She enjoyed cooking for her family, dancing, taking long walks, harness racing and quilting. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her step father David Cruze; son, Jimmie Cohee; daughter Mary L. Grenier; brothers, William Carl Seman, Lloyd Seman and Russell Paul Seman as an infant; a sister, Pauline York and sister in law, Lucy Seman. Mary is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Shirley A. Hughes of Greenville, Helen Kay & Jerry Wright of Greenville and Wayne Grenier of Albuquerque, New Mexico; daughter in law, Madonna Cohee of Russia, Ohio; grandchildren, Darsi Brinley, David Hughes, Elizabeth Howe, Penny Watson, Deborah Nisonger, Jerry Wright, Clint Wright, Gina Griesdorn, Jimmy Cohee, Jody Seger and Christina Nehring; 18 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sister in law, Mary Seman of Versailles; nephews and their spouses, Dennis & Kathy Seman and Dwight & Elizabeth Seman; niece and her spouse, Rogenia & Pat Vandivier. There will be a service held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Sam Shilot officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be expressed through


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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August 14, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Jim Thomas

August 13, 2013

Mary enjoyed serving others. The Greenville community will miss her.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Penny Weaver

August 13, 2013

Helen, Shirley, Chris and all your familes,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how difficult it is to lose your mother/ grandmother. But she will always be with you in your heart. My prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Penny Weaver

Nisonger Family

August 13, 2013

The Nisonger Family wishes to extend our deepest sympathy for your loss. A donation has been made to the State of the Heart Hospice in her memory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bob Rhoade

August 13, 2013

I like that the obit said Mary liked to cook for her family, it should have said everyone. Many good lunches were had in Mary's Kitchen, fond memories!

August 12, 2013

All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Len and Diane

Linda Arnold Wolfard

August 12, 2013

what a niceperson she was, always smiling and laughing. You and your family are in thoughts.

Lisa Nisonger-Stover

August 12, 2013

Grandma Mary is a perfect example of a "strong" and "beautiful" woman inside and out. Every time I met her she was happy and smiling, always VERY proud of her grandchildren and great (great) grandchildren. Rest in Peace Mary while you soar with the Angels...

Penny Watson

August 12, 2013

Love and peace, Grandma!!

Becky Floyd

August 12, 2013

I will miss Mary very much. She could always make me smile at work. What a joy it was to be able to take care of her.