Gwendolyn Ratledge ‘Gwen’ Frye

Published 4:36 pm Monday, September 5, 2016

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ratledge Frye, 89, of Mocksville, died on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was a native of Davie County, born April 2, 1927, and the daughter of the late Walter Glenn Ratledge and Mozelle McCulloh Ratledge.  She was a retired sizer with Norman’s of Salisbury and a member of Elbaville United Methodist Church. he enjoyed spending time with family, working wordsearch puzzles and going to the beach.

Survivors: her husband of 69 years, George Homer Frye  Sr.; a son, George H. Frye Jr. of Mocksville; a sister, Ann Ratledge Hamrick (Harvey) of Chapel Hill; and 2 step-grandchildren, Chad Burgess and Kristi Drake.

She was also preceded in death by: a daughter, Debbie Frye Burgess; and 2 sisters, Frances R. Ward and Betty R. Hege.

The family received friends at Davie Funeral Chapel Monday, Sept. 5. A celebration of life memorial service followed at 7 p.m. conducted by Ann and Harvey Hamrick.

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