Catherine West Fry

Published 1:52 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Mrs. Catherine West Fry, 90 of Advance, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Danby House Assisted Living in Winston-Salem, where she was a resident since January 2015.

She was born Jan. 2, 1930 in Davie County to the late John Asbury West and Mattie Lola McBride West. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1948 and was employed at Hanes Knitwear in Winston-Salem for a short while. She married David Johnson Fry on Jan. 9, 1952 and was married for 47 years at the time of his death in 1999. They had one son, Bryan Keith Fry, who died in 2016.

She was also preceded in death by: brother, Charles Martin West, John Clint (Lorena B.) West; sisters, Zelma Rea (Foy) Reavis, Josephine Nancy Reavis, Laura Lee (Will) Fry; Emma Elizabeth (Albert) Hartman, infant sister, Velma Adine West, Jennie Vee Walker, Edith Gray (John) Fry; 3 nephews, Eric Eugene Fry, Donnie Reavis and Ronald Reavis.

Survivors: a brother, Billy Franklin (Jean) West of Advance; brother-in-law, Wilburn Walker of Clemmons Village in Clemmons; several nieces and nephews and a special niece, Ernestine Parker, who took care of her needs while she was a resident at the Danby House.

A private graveside service will be held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons.