Fryar, Sr., 55, maintenance foreman with the Tennessee highway department for
the past ten years died late yesterday afternoon at his home near Wauhatchie
after a brief illness.
Mr. Fryar was formerly with the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis
railroad and was later with the Georgia highway department as maintenance
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Annie Fryar; four daughters, Lucille,
Gertrude, Christine and Virginia; three sons, Richard, Jr., Clarence and Barney
Fryar; five brothers, William, Robert, Joseph, Jerry and Frank Fryar; two
sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Hartman and Mrs. John Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at the Wauhatchie Methodist Episcopal
church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, the Revs. Willard Peak and John Murrell
officiating. Interment will be in the Fryar cemetery.
Pallbearers: Active, Gladson Manning, Floyd Travis, Lewis Eller, Earl
Gledhill, J. B. Collins and Herman Carnes; honorary, J. M. C. Townsend, Will
Cummings, Kelly Marable, Ed Boydstin, H. T. Ammerman, L.P. Hogue, Harry Brown,
Herbert Cross, Bob Cross and Wilkes T. Thrasher.
The National Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Chattanooga Times, Friday August 6, 1937, Page 9.
Husband of Annie Johnson; Son of James and Emily Minerva Parker Fryar.
by Anne Templeton Wilson