Alan Frakes, 70, died at his home in Dallas on Oct. 3. Born in Lawton, Okla., Frakes moved to Dallas at 19. He began his business, The Frame House on Routh Street in Uptown, in 1967 and was one of the leading picture framers in Dallas for 47 years.
Frakes is survived by James Young, his spouse of 35 years. They were legally married in Clarkston, Wash., in 2012. He is also survived by two nephews, one niece and five great-nieces and -nephews.
A graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery on Oak Grove Street (behind the LaTour Condominiums) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 16, 2015.