Frye, Elizabeth Janette

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Elizabeth Jeanette Frye, 71, of Radford, died Wednesday, February 8, 2006 in Pulaski Health Care Center. She was born in 1934 in Mt. Airy N.C., the youngest of eight children of James Calvin Frye and Verlie Perlee Lankford. Mrs. Frye was married to Douglas Dawson Fryes of Galax, Va. in 1955.

Elizabeth graduated with a B.A. in English from Mars Hill College and earned her license in Practical Nursing from Radford University. She worked at Pulaski High School in Pulaski, Va. and Highland Manor Nursing Home in Dublin, Va. She was a lifetime and highly regarded member of Fairlawn Baptist Church in Fairlawn, Va. She was fond of poetry and several of her poems have been published in National Periodicals.

She is survived by her sons, Douglas Patrick and Adam Kelly Fryes; her grandchildren, Allison Meyer and Cara Laine Frye and her great-grandchildren Jackson James and Katelyn Lain Meyer. Also surviving are her nieces, Michelle Reed, Becky McKeithan, Martha Williams and her nephews Joe Glenn and James Calvin Frye.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at Fairlawn Baptist Church with Pastor Danny Collins officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund in Mrs. Frye’s name at the Fairlawn Baptist Church. DeVilbiss Funeral Home, Radford is handling arrangements.