Teresa Ann Frazier was born July 14, 1957, in Kansas City, Missouri to Allen W. Frazier and Velva Frazier.
Teresa grew up Catholic and devoted her life to the Lord, where she attended Saint Monica's Catholic Church. She attended Southeast high school, then later transferred back to Bishop Lillis high school to graduate. She had planned to attend Bauder Fashion college for two years, as well as attend school for an additional four years to be a Lab Technician. She worked transporting vehicles across the states. She briefly worked at Kauffman Stadium where the Kansas City Royals play baseball.
She spent her early years traveling to states like California, Illinois, Springfield Mo, Topeka Kansas, and Minnesota. She enjoyed taking cruises, fishing, skating, reading, listening to music and spending time with her family and friends. She had a passion for watching sports such as, boxing, football "Kansas City Chiefs", and Nascar. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved receiving gifts from them. She was loving, caring, and likeable to all that she came into contact with. She had a smile that would light up a room with a very outgoing personality.
Teresa met John Blankenbaker Jr in the late 80's and together they had one daughter.
Teresa departed this life on February 7, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen Frazier and Velva Frazier, and brothers, Earnest L. Bables, Clarence Harris and Jimmy R. Jordan.
She leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Jaleesa Blankenbaker; life partner, Nathaniel Hickman; one sister, Mary Thomas; one brother, Anthony Curtis Copeland; five grandchildren, Anaya Blair, Antonio Blair, Amir Blair, Joleena Blair, and Ke’Chaun Courtney; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends.