She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Murray. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked for 25 years for Dr. Jerry Grekko.
She is survived by her husband, Otis W. Friant of Benton; her son, Tod Friant and his wife Lisa of Tomah, Wisconsin; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Brayden; and two sisters, Karen Kohlmeier of Pontiac, Illinois and Joyce Kelson of Miami, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth Kelson and Delores Asper Kelson.
There are no funeral services or visitation scheduled at this time. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.