Clara Frances  Crain Boler

Clara Frances Crain Boler was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 9, 1943, and passed away on Monday morning, Nov. 4, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her parents Virgil and Macie Wilcox Crain; and her husband, William Eugene “Jack” Boler.

She is survived by sisters, Shirley and husband, Ernie Skocdopole, Virginia and husband, Larry Pate, and Mary Lou Crain; brother, Wayne Crain; daughter, Teresa Bussell and husband, Roger Bussell; and grandchildren, Tyler Bussell, Alexa Bussell, Trace Bussell, Joshua Boler and Levi Boler.

Fran was a woman of passion and heart. Her life was devoted to her pride and joy in her home and her family. She enjoyed painting, quilting, cooking, spending time with her family and especially watching Sunday afternoon bull riding.

She was one of five siblings and lived a very full life in the first graduating class at Nathan Hills High School. She was homecoming queen, cheerleader and theatre star. She went on to enjoy adventuring with her dogs and husband of 40 plus years, as well as a loving mother and devoted and supportive grandmother. She was known for her contagious smile and giving heart, and touched the lives of many.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Forest Chapel Cemetery, with Dr. Tommy Turner officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home, where online condolences may be sent by visiting

Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing instant in prayer. Romans 12:12

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