Published Friday, March 08, 2013

Ms. Clara Irene Brown Fraley

Ms. Clara Irene Brown Fraley, 92, of Moreland, Ga., died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Corinth Road Assisted Living. She was born July 23, 1920, in Montgomery County, Maryland, to the late Maurice Brown Sr. and Lena Burris Brown.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by husbands, Harvey Fraley, Elbert “Bud” White; son, Harvey Fraley Jr.; and grandson, Robert Fraley.

Ms. Brown lived in Gaithersburg, Maryland, for many years before moving to the Bay Area of California.

She later moved to Georgia to be near her son and his family. Ms. Brown was affectionately known as the “hugging lady.”

The memorial service is Saturday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2976 Gordon Road, Senoia, GA, with Rev. Tom Shoger officiating.

The family will greet friends following the memorial service. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346 or www.alz.org .

Condolences can be sent to the family online at www.mckoon.com .

Survivors include son, Robert Fraley & wife Peg of Moreland; daughter, Sharon (Larry) Sullivan of Minneapolis; sister, Betty Smith of California; grandchildren, Kim, Jill, Susan, Michael, Natalie, Ken, Jim, Margaret, Tom, Debbie, Scott; bonus-grandchildren, John, Freddie, Heather; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580

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