Edith Armentrout Frye, 88, of Harrisonburg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Mrs. Frye was the daughter of the late Dock D. and Madeline Armentrout and was born in Keezletown on Feb. 21, 1924. She spent most of her life in Rockingham County. Edith married Carl Edward Frye on Dec. 14, 1940.
Mrs. Frye worked most of her life at Metro Pants Co. in Harrisonburg/Bridgewater. She was a hard worker all her life, enjoying the simple things in life. She was a seamstress, an exceptional cook, and enjoyed gardening flowers and vegetables. Mrs. Frye was a member of Massanutten Presbyterian Church.
Edith is survived by a daughter, Linda Frye Williams and husband, Don, of McGaheysville; a granddaughter and husband, Tracey and Bobby May of Port Republic; grandson and wife, Andy and Ginger Myers of Harrisonburg; four great-grandchildren, Dylan and Justin May and Taylor and Macey Myers; a brother and wife, Dewey and Jeanette Armentrout of Keezletown; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by husband, Carl; two sons, Richard and Edward; sister, Kathleen Jarrells; and brother, Charles “Bill” Armentrout.
She lived life as a strong, hardworking, independent woman. Her laughter, wisdom and guidance as a nana and mom will be greatly missed!
The family will receive friends at the home of Don and Linda Williams Wednesday evening from 6 to 8. The service will be at the Chapel at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, with Pastor Guy Hudson officiating. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in memory of Edith A. Frye to Massanutten Presbyterian Church or the RMH Women’s Health Center.
Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.