Dora Mae Frye

July 08, 1935 ‒ November 07, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dora Mae Frye, age 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Heartland of Centerburg Nursing Home.

She was born in Gambier, Ohio on July 8, 1935 to the late Earl and Dorothy Mae (Sykes) Lahmon. Dora was a hard working homemaker and devoted wife. She enjoyed playing cards at the station break, attending garage sales, loved going to auctions and enjoyed to shop. Dora volunteered her time to the Country Court Nursing Home and was a long time member of Grove Church of Christ in Gambier.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Paul T. Frye; two sons, Thomas Frye and Paul (Jean) Frye; three daughters, Connie Sherman, Judy Wilson and Patty (Ralph) Bower; 6 grandchildren, Beth, Brian, Matthew, Casey, Monique and Andrea; 4 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mable (Bob) Melick and Loretta (John) Griffith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Edna Irene Lahmon; father and mother in-laws Andrew and Thelma Frye.

The family will observe calling hours on Monday November 11, 2013 from 5-7 PM and Tuesday November 12, 2013 from 10-11 AM with a Funeral Service at 11 AM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home with John Frazier Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Gambier, Ohio.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hospice of donor’s choice. To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence visit: The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Dora Mae Frye.