Wallace “Wally” Franklin Fry

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wallace “Wally” Franklin Fry, 78, of Washburn, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. He was born on Oct. 14, 1940, son of Philip and Edith (Maples) Fry, in Green Forest, Ark.

A graduate of Salinas High School in California, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964. On Oct. 11, 1984, he was united in marriage to Verna Dalton. He worked at the Southwest R-V School District in Washburn and later retired from FASCO Industries in Cassville.

Survivors include: his wife, Verna, of Washburn; his son, Benjamin Fry and his fiancé, Kyle Heppel, of Edmond, Okla.; his daughter, Dr. Willa Fry and her husband, Henry Hardaway, of Branson; one brother, Jerry D. Fry of Noel; one sister, Betty Ledford of Washburn; two brothers-in-law, including Danny Dalton and his wife, Glenda, and David Dalton and his wife, Sarah, all of Washburn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Harold David Fry, Stanley Fry, Allen Fry, Bruce Fry, Dennis Fry and Donald Fry; two sisters, Phyllis Leach and Pansy McElroy; and mother-in-law and father-in-law Lucy and Vern Dalton.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.