Lula M. Frost, age 88, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL. Lula was born on February 22, 1929 in Alto Pass, IL, a daughter of the late Henry and Edith (Lott) Rogers.
On May 26, 1947, Lula married Ben D. Frost, the love of her life, in Cobden, IL. Ben passed away on June 23, 2009. Lula had retired twenty-six years ago as a resident assistant manager from Woolworths Department Store. She was a long time member of Pontoon Baptist Church and attended Gospel Mission until it closed. Lula had also taught Sunday school and played the piano at the church. She enjoyed researching family history, traveling, quilting, crocheting, reading and watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball games. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Lula will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lula was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Ruth Cummings; brothers, Dale Rogers and Joe Newberry; great-grandson, Curt Haeffner; and by her special pet, Tiger.
She is survived by her loving children, Cathy Carver of Granite City, IL and Gary Frost of Shipman, IL; proud grandmother to five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; best friends, Shirley White, Irma Frick and Joanne Teagarden; extended family and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, with Pastor Jeremy Champion and Pastor Josh Steely officiating.
A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Alto Pass Cemetery, Alto Pass, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to Pontoon Baptist Church or to Alto Pass Cemetery. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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