Frankie McBride

Frankie Maxine McBride was born on August 12, 1934 in Wapanucka, Oklahoma to Frank Odell and Lena Bell (Vaughn) Watson and passed from this life on November 10, 2013 in Denison, Texas at the age of 79.

Frankie graduated from Coleman High School and later married Raymond Carl McBride on December 26, 1954 in Tishomingo and they moved to Bryan County in 1974. She was member of the Cobb Baptist Church and she enjoyed flowers, watching hummingbirds, talking to her lifelong friend Ruby Faye Krebbs and pictures of her grandkids, but what she loved the most was being a "Grandma".

Frankie was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Barbara Troxtell; brothers Russell, Tony and Billy Watson and Earl Dee Bryant and sister Louise Keener.

Frankie is survived by her husband of nearly 59 years Raymond Carl McBride of the home; children Carl Ray McBride of Dallas, Gary McBride and wife Marsha of Durant, Greg McBride of Colbert and Jennifer McBride of Durant; sisters Elnora Riley and husband Gene, Joyce Riddles and husband Ervin and Janet Harrison; brother Jimmy Watson; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.

Services to celebrate Frankie's life will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Brown's Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Bruce McLaughlin officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service, Durant.

Funeral Home

Brown's Funeral Service - Durant
4900 W Main St Durant, OK 74701

Published in Durant Daily Democrat from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2013