Commonwealth Journal


December 13, 2007

Ruth V. Frye

Ruth Vie Burton Frye, 92, of the Hickory Nut Community in Nancy, Ky., passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at the home of her daughter, Judy Dalton, Ferry Rd. Somerset, Ky..

She was born in Jabez, Ky., on December 18, 1914 to the late Joe and Eva Thurston Burton. She was a very loving mother who loved the Lord and her church family. She was saved when she was 13 years old in Jabez, Ky.. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church since 1962. She played the piano at New Hope Baptist Church for 47 years and she was a Sunday School teacher for 25 years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was truly an inspiration to all who knew her and she loved to sing praises to the Lord.

Survivors include by eight living children, Joe (and Shirley) Frye, Mich., Janice (and David) Rogers, Somerset, Judy (and Gene) Dalton, Somerset, Wayneth (and Marie) Frye, Nancy, Ky., Paul (and Linda) Frye, Somerset, Edsel (and Sandy) Frye, Burnside, Ky., Gary (and Sherri) Frye, Nancy, Ky., and Bruce Frye (and friend Sherrie Dalton), Somerset; 24 grandchildren, Sherry (and Jim) Upchurch, Somerset, Penny (and Roger) Acey, Science Hill, Ky., Kristy (and Sam) Daniels, Shopville, Ky., Beth Burton, John Rogers, both of Bowling Green, Ky., Samuel Rogers, Tim Dalton, of Somerset, Scott (and Cynthia) Vito, Birmingham, Ala., Roy (and Amy) Epperson, Nancy, Ky., Eugene (and Billie) Frye, Nancy, Ky., Bryan (and Elaine) Frye, Nancy, Ky., Coya Hurtt, Burnside, Ky., Kelly Frye, Lexington, Ky., Adam Frye, Burnside, Ky., John Bolin, Burnside, Ky., Kevin (and Myra) Frye, Somerset, Kelsie Frye, Somerset, Josh (and Melissa) Frye, Corpus Christi, Tex., Jessica (and Jeremy) Hoskins, Somerset, Monica (and Robert) Reed, Somerset, Tammy (and Ron) Price, Kimberly (and Roger) Burgess, and Alana (and Nathan) Shuman, all of Mich., and Rhonda (and Dennis) Ruff, S.C.; 32 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

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