Mary E. Fry, 96, of Franklin died Jan. 14, 2010 at Franklin United Methodist Community.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1913 in Bloomfield a daughter of David Franklin and Josie (Hasler) Smith. She married Bert Fry in Paris, Ill., in 1932. He died Oct. 27, 1991.
Survivors include four daughters: Avis Irene Clark, Joyce Ann Meadow, Mary Dianne Todd, Linda Jane Robinson, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 10 brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Fry belonged to the Bloomfield O.E.S., First United Methodist Church of Mooresville and later to Franklin First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, especially her daughters wedding gowns, was a great cook, loved fishing, gardening and flowers.
Visitation will be on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Franklin United Methodist Community, Wright Chapel with the funeral starting at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Bloomfield Cemetery at 3 p.m. Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Vandivier Tudor Chapel is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wilsonstpierre.com .
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or to Franklin United Methodist Community.