Billy Ray Fraysier, Sr.

Published 9:10 am Thursday, August 25, 2016

Funeral Services were held Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10:00 am at New Hebron Baptist Church in New Hebron, MS, for Mr. Billy Ray Fraysier, Sr., age 76, who passed away at Lawrence Co. Hospital on July 29, 2016.   Interment followed in New Hebron Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss handled all arrangements.

Rev. Mike Grenn, Rev. Richard Green and Rev. Tommy Tanner officiated. Pallbearers were: Donny Wilson, Byron Fraysier, Brent Fraysier, Samuel Fraysier, Steve Lee and Colby Williams. Honorary bearers were his Sunday school class at New Hebron Baptist.

Mr. Billy was born January 8, 1940 in Tennessee.  He was the son of Rex Fraysier and Glenita Cultbertson. He was a Navy veteran. He started working in the paper mill in Jacksonville, FL in 1960. In 1969 He went to work at St. Regis in New Hebron, MS. He retired from the paper mill as paper machine Forman in 2003.    He was a member of New Hebron Baptist Church in New Hebron, MS .He was a deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He participated in the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. He was a member of the American Legion.

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He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley Fraysier of New Hebron, MS; Three sons, Billy Fraysier, Jr. (Bridgett) of Monticello, MS, Kenneth Fraysier (Susan) of Tupelo MS and Leigh Fraysier (Ruth) of Vicksburg, MS; Seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; Two brothers, Frank Carr of Kingsport, TN and Larry Carr (Dana) of Jacksonville, FL; One sister, Glenda Myers of McCormick, SC; Two sister in laws, Margaret Gilliam (Skip) and Nancy Acosta.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rex Fraysier and Glenita Cultbertson Fraysier.   Online condolences and a guest registry are available at