Mary Belle Fryar

click to close

Mary Belle Fryar, 98, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, April 14, 2007.
A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church, the East Lake Senior Neighbors, East Lake Garden Club, and was active in the P.T. A. at East Lake Schools for many years.
Mrs. Fryar was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Elmo H. Fryar, Jr., parents, Edward and Minnie Mae Trower, son, Harold Elmo Fryar, grandson, Billy “Chip” Fryar, Jr., brothers, Roscoe and Charles Trower, and sisters, Winnie Cagle, Mamie Wilson and Ethel Green.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Virginia Fryar, Chattanooga, Freddy and Georgia Fryar, Cassville, Mo., and Bobby Fryar of Chattanooga; daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Charlie Wynn, Charleston, Tn., and Virginia and Howard Delaney, Ringgold, Ga.; sisters, Aliene Tallent, Ringgold, and Pauline Jenkins, Rock Spring; grandchildren, Harold Fryar, Jr., Shirley Norman, Linda Farrow, Katrina Jackson, Janice Pardue, Carol Ivester, Freddy C. Fryar, Marc Fryar, Craig Delaney, Teresa Bean, Tim Fryar, and Tammy Andrus; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. John Andrus officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
To share your thoughts and memories, visit
A special thanks to Patsy King and Pat Morris for the love and care given to Mrs. Fryar over the last several weeks.
The family will receive friends Monday after 2 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Submitted by Robert Tanner