Verdie Inman Buie Frampton born August 1, 1933 in Lake City, FL died October 7, 2012 following more than a 4 year battle with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. She is survived by her husband Robert T. Frampton and they have lived in Jacksonville since 1985.
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Also known as Ducky, she grew up in Lake City, FL graduated from Columbia High School in 1951, attended the University of Florida where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, and a majorette with the Gator Band.
She met her husband at the U of F and they were married in 1955. Following his graduation in June he began a 27 year career in the U. S. Navy. She accompanied him during those years as a result of a number assignments in the United States and Naples, Italy.
She is also survived by their children, Robert T. Frampton, Jr, his wife Martha and two sons, William and Matthew of Sewell, NJ; Mark I. Frampton, his wife Janet and her daughter, Beth of Jacksonville, FL; and Gary H. Frampton, and his wife Barbara and two daughters, Amanda and Brianne of Lake City, FL. She will be sorely missed by her husband, their family, and her many friends. The dedicated medical attention that she received at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville by so many doctors and associates was truly outstanding.
In addition to being the principal owner of KJ'S Hallmark Shop in Lake City, FL, she owned and operated Musically Gifted, a sheet music store in Jacksonville, and has been employed by several piano and organ companies while moving frequently over the years. Other than the devotion to and of family, her most recent association with Keyboard Connection here in Jacksonville and their many customers, friends and associates has been the highlight of her life.
A Memorial Service is planned to be held in Lake City at the First Presbyterian Church. The date is to be determined. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 (386-752-1954) is in charge of arrangements. Please send words of comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Oct. 9, 2012