2017-11-08 / Obituaries

Edith Fry, 94


Edith Fry Edith Fry Edith Fry passed away Sunday morning at Mill Pond Health Campus.

Edith was born on the family farm located in Bainbridge, Indiana on, February 11, 1923. She was the daughter of Harvey and Lola (Proctor) Nichols.

Edith was baptized at the Fillmore Christian Church. She graduated from Bainbridge High School and married Noble C. Fry on, August 13, 1941, at the Fillmore Christian Church. Noble and Edith celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary this year.

Noble and Edith owned dairy farms in Putnam and Montgomery counties. She was a member of the Parkersburg Christian Church. Edith was a charter member of the Town & Country Home Economics Club. She was also a member of, Putnam County Farm Bureau Inc., Putnam County Past Presidents, president of the Putnam County Extension Homemakers Council, Superintendent of Harris Hall, Putnam County Fair Board. Edith was the Putnam County Homemaker of the year in 1980. She helped to organize the Putnam County Porkettes. She has served on the committee for Putnam County Ag Day and has taken baby farm animals to elementary schools. She and her husband received the Putnam County Farm Family of the year in 1990. Edith was the secretary and recorder for the anniversary for the Parkersburg Christian Church.

Edith is survived by her husband, Noble C. Fry; son, Phillip Fry (Janice), daughter-in-law, Ruth Fry. She is also survived by her sister, Lucille Burkett; brother, Dallas Nichols, sister-in-law, Coleen Nichols; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ralph C. Fry, daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Russel Brown; brother and sister-in-law, Herschel and Jane Nichols, brothers, Robert and Doyle Nichols; sisters-in-law, Anne Nichols and Charlene Nichols; brother-in-law, Howard Burkett, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, George and Mary Dawson, Gregory and Edna Fry.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Parkersburg Christian Church, 86 East 1150 South Ladoga, Indiana 47954 with Pastor Alan Hughes officiating.

Burial will follow in Roachdale Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Town & Country Home Economics Club. C/O Vonda Phelps, 10803 South 375 East Ladoga, IN 47954.

You are invited to visit www.serviesmorgan.com where you may leave an online condolence for the family. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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