January 1, 1924 ~ December 12, 2021
Martha Epps Frye age 97 passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021 at her home.
Martha was born January 1, 1924 in Latta, South Carolina to Silas Wightman Epps and Caroline Monroe Epps. She graduated from Latta High School and Lander College. She was a retired high school math teacher, having taught 34 years in McColl, SC; Pinehurst High School, Carthage High School and Union Pines High School. On September 24, 1949 she married Radford Lee Frye. She was a member of Summer Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Frances and Ruth and five brothers, Marion, James Wightman, William, Ethan and Olin; niece, Pat Dunn and nephew, Michael Frye.
She is survived by ten nieces, Jane Martin & husband, Jerry; Frances Spivey; Carol Garner & husband, Donald; Elaine Jones & husband, Paul; Ann Ellis & husband, Gary; Donna Brown & husband, Mike; Kay Thomas & husband, Greg; Leona Riddle; Linda Reynolds; & Janet McNeill; nine nephews, David Epps & wife, Raye, Jim Epps & wife, Nellie, Phil Epps & wife, Judy, Bill Epps & wife, Carol; Lacy Frye & wife, Charlotte; Dan Thomas & wife, Marie; Wayne Frye & wife, Joyce; Jerry Frye & wife, Robyn and John Williamson & wife, Linda; three great nieces, Karlie Epps, Heather Holliday & husband, Daniel, Anna Thorne & husband, Jeremy;
four great nephews, Jerry Martin, II, John Epps, Michael Epps, Corey Epps & wife, Michelle, two great great nieces, Harper Jane Epps and Abigail Margaret Holliday.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.
A funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Summer Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Arnold Comer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Summer Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 663 Summer Hill Church Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
Funeral Service: December 16, 2021 11:00 am
Summer Hill Baptist Church
663 Summer Hill Church Road
Carthage, NC 28327