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Delorie Bell Frye

September 08 , 1926 - October 05 , 2023
Delorie Bell Frye Obituary on Michigan Memorial Funeral Home

Delorie Bell Frye

September 08 , 1926 - October 05 , 2023


Thursday, October 12, 2023

2:00 ~ 8:00 PM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Friday, October 13, 2023

10:00 AM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

Entombment in Michigan Memorial Park



Delorie “Lora” B. Frye, age 97 of Blountville, TN, October 5, 2023. Beloved wife of the late John Will Frye. Loving mother of Pauletta Frye, Harvey (Kathy) Frye, Rose (Gary) Strauss, John Frye, Jr., Susanna Frye, Eddie (Kathy) Frye, Timmie Frye, Patricia Lynn (Steve) Ostrowski, the late Jimmy Dean Frye, and daughter-in-law Becky Frye. Dearest grandmother of Samantha (Terry) Carter, Amanda (Guy) Kenny, Denise Huffman, John (Gurry) Huffman, Jr., Carletta (Matt) Fields, Kimmy (Joey) Mann Taylor, Tonya (Todd) Fasing, Harvey (Amanda) Frye, Jr., Glenn Reed, Shari Strauss, Joni Frye, Windy (Ryan) Green, John Curtis Frye Nardi, Stevie (Norma) Strauss, Misty Campbell, Tiffany Frye, Chad Frye, Jimmy (Sarah) Frye, Jr., Ashley (Brandon) Beaudette, Ian Frye, Alex Frye, Timothy Ryan Frye, Megan Frye, Rachelle Frye Clift, Annie Miles, Jaeden Carroll, Jacob Carroll, Tommie Strickland, The late Dylan Strickland, Riley Hicks, Tristan Hicks, Heather (Joe) VanAssche, Devan (Joey) Koszykowski and Leah (Nick) Pearson. Great-grandmother of 64 and great-great-grandmother of 7. She is survived by her siblings Roy Lowe and Junior Lowe. She is preceded in death by her parents Reverend Harve and Maggie Lowe, husband John Will Frye, son Jimmy Dean Frye, and her siblings Lottie May Lowe, John Charles “JC” Lowe, James Floyd Lowe, Lucy Anne Kelly, Harvey Hobert Lowe, Ruth Lowe, Pauline Trosper, Helen Baker, Mary Trosper, William Lowe and Esquire Lowe.


  • Hi Edd, Kathy and family, sorry to hear about your mother's passing. Love you all. Marlene Melton Haman Marlene Haman
  • Oh my, I seriously thought she would live to be over 120. Ma Frye was always so spry n ate lots of greens, Collard greens n wild paw paws. We will see her again. she is just a breathe away… She will be missed until then. Love all of you’s! You have always been in my prayers n thoughts, Joyce ( Frye) Jacobs Joyce
  • Loved the spirit of your Mama, Frye family! She was a very spry and resilient woman, with a great love of the Lord, and the best twinkling eyes and smile. I am so, so sorry for your loss -- thought she'd make it to 100 and get that Presidential letter! Cathy Seay-Ostrowski
  • To the Frye family:So sorry to hear about your loss. I grew up with Susanna and have remained friends through the yrs. Mrs Frye was always kind to me whenever I was at their house. I pray God's peace & comfort for all of you. My deepest sympathy s. Jennifer Wilamowski (Shaw) To the Frye family:

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