Lois L. Frye, age 91, of Willard, OH, was called home on November 7, 2021. She was born on September 2, 1930 to the late Guy Burgess and Myrna Belle (Stall) Dermer. A lifelong resident of Willard, she graduated in 1948 from Willard High School, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she served as pianist for 42 years. Attending school events of all of her children and grandchildren, along with family gatherings, gave her great joy.
She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, David and Sally Frye of Willard, Tom and Kathy Frye of Andalusia, AL, John and Kathy Frye of Cincinnati, OH, and Jim and Cindy Frye of Galion, OH, as well as 14 grandchildren, Amanda (Brian) Mahoney, Clayton (Denise) Frye, Charles (Lenette) Frye, Elizabeth (Brent) Spillan, Joseph (Lynn) Frye, Edward Frye, Laura Feeback, Mike (Katie) Frye, Guy (Jessica) Frye, Sarah (Mark) Allen, Nicholas Haller,, Eric (Alex) Frye, Anna (Bryce) Shirley, Eleanor Frye, and 21 great grandchildren, Madalyn, Maryn, Natalie, Isaac, Charles Jr., Cristian, Eliana, Isabelle, Everly, Gabriella, Lydia, James, Titus, Alice, Anna, Levon, Eli, Lelia, Abigail, Lilian, and Theodore.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Clayton and Wayne Dermer, both killed in action during WWII, and her husband, Merle L. Frye (March 31, 2017), whom she married December 9, 1950.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Secor Funeral Home, 202 W. Maple Street, Willard, OH. Calling hours are on Saturday, November 27th from 10am-11am, with the funeral at 11am. A family graveside service will take place immediately after. Memorials can be made to the Willard Athletic Boosters. Online condolences can be left for the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Published by Willard Times Junction on Nov. 11, 2021.